About Solofilms

Solofilms produces high-quality theatrical features and TV series. Creating local productions in Quebec as well as international and European coproductions, Solofilms works with talented partners to create outstanding projects.   

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Louis-Philippe Rochon
Producer and President

Trained as a lawyer, Louis-Philippe Rochon has worked in the movie and television industry in Canada for over 30 years. He founded Solofilms in 1999.

Louis-Philippe has produced many feature films throughout the years, including Léa Pool’s Set Me Free, starring Karine Vanasse and Pascale Bussières, Lost and Delirious, starring Jessica Paré, Piper Perabo, and Mischa Barton, and more recently Frisson des Collines, directed by Richard Roy. This coming-of-age story received numerous nominations, including four from Canada’s prestigious Jutra Awards as well as nominations at the Giffoni, Italy and Schlingel, Germany film festivals. For his breakout performance, the film’s lead actor Antoine Pilon also won a Young Artist Award.

Louis-Philippe has also produced several successful French Canadian television series, including the fourth and fifth seasons of Fortier (TVA); Les Bougons – C’est aussi ça la vie and C.A., both for the CBC, and, most recently, all four seasons of Les Pêcheurs, also for the CBC.

In 2013, Louis-Philippe became a post-production producer on Jean-Marc Vallée’s Dallas Buyers Club, (Focus Features), which won three Academy Awards including Best Actor (Matthew McConaughey) and Best Supporting Actor (Jared Leto), among its many other accolades.

Louis-Philippe Rochon’s most recent production is Race, a Canada/Germany co-production, starring Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons, William Hurt and Carice Van Houten. Directed by Stephen Hopkins, the film was released in 2016 by Focus on 2,500+ screens in North America.

In addition to making movies through Solofilms, Mr. Rochon is also vice president of The Hitchwood Films Corporation.

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Marc Lapointe
Producer and Vice-President

Called to the Quebec Bar in 1992, Marc has been working in the film and television industry for almost two decades, first as a finance lawyer and then as a production lawyer for the Attraction Media Group, working on high profile projects such as the multiple award winning feature C.R.A.Z.Y. and the hit series Naked Josh. He spent his final years of legal practice as an E&O lawyer.

In 2009, Marc joined the Omada Agency, Quebec’s leading agency for behind-the-camera talent in film and television. He became co-owner of Omada in 2010.

Trained as a screenwriter and director, Marc is an accomplished script-doctor. Over the years, he has worked closely with writers and directors on dozens of feature scripts. Marc is also President and co-founder of The Hitchwood Films Corporation.