Christian Langlois is a Film director from Montreal, Canada. He has directed several short films, music videos and TV spot. He studied at Université du Québec à Montréal in Communications program: video art and new medias. He published several articles about the role of the technologies and the video in the development of visual and performing arts.
After graduate studies, he began as a visual and electronic artist, mainly in video art, video installation, short films, and happenings. His works La Caverne d'Éricka, Stations, 14 Stations, Le Sale à Manger, Virtuel, La voix cet otage merveilleux are were present in contemporary art galleries, museums, films festivals and cultural events in Canada, France, Spain, Mexico, India, USA and in the United Kingdom. He has been a guest of Danae Art Foundation in France and also invited by Jack Lang, the French Cultural Minister and the City of Blois Mayor to present in France a video installation: Le sale à manger. A video quartet surrounded by 3 tons of potatoes dedicated to gastronomy art.
At the beginning of the 1990s, as Creative Director and Mix Media Film Director he found a department of Electronic Visual Creation at MusiquePlus a Québécois MTV, devoted to the diffusion of musical videos and edgy pop culture programs. The program was a kind of research laboratory of televisual and videographic experimentation, which changed the Canadian televisual framework and which receives the recognition of its pars and the public: Prix Gémeaux, Promax/BDA, a reference as regards motion design, computer art, computer animation and film experimentation mix media.
Since the middle of the 1990s, Christian Langlois focused an advertising career as a Commercial Film Director for brands such as Air Canada, Bombardier, Mastercard, Nestlé, At&t, Verizon, Bell, Yellow Pages, Vidéotron, Telus, Toyota, GM, Budweiser, Black Label, Molson, General Mils, RBK, CCM, Cirque du Soleil, Téléfilm Canada, ABC, CBS, FOX, CBC, SRC, TVA, Astral Média, TV5, MTV, Musiqueplus, and enRoute. He has collaborated with large production houses companies Propaganda Films (Los Angeles), Radke Films, Partners films, The Garden (Toronto), Milk & Honey (Praha), Cinelande, Jet Film and La Fabrique d'images (Montreal) and Satellite My Love (Paris). Now he is affiliate with Les Enfants in Montreal. Industry Films in Toronto
Today he is an active Commercial Film Director and New media creative and visual expert. He works with the actual visual languages of advertising, viral video, web design, interactive, electronic art and motion design.
at Les Enfants - Montreal, Satellite My Love - Paris.
This year is directed a famous viral for OB tampons - A Personal Apology showed by over 37 millions peoples. This project are many times honoured : Bronze Cannes lions, Gold Clio, Gold Marketing Awards, Webby Awards, 2012 TED Ideas Worth Spreading, Top 10 Ads of the year The Globe and Mail.
One of the last project is the complete branding of a Mongolian national television: MongolTV. He develop, design and shoot more over 25 spots everywhere in Mongolia in Gobi desert, oriental siberia, steppes, Altaï mountains and Ulaanbataar.
In October 2010, he began working on his first feature film, Merde in Japan. It was be shoot soon in Japan, in USA and in Canada.