Awards and honours
Finalist for the 2019 Connexion Award, one of several Impacts awards granted annually by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), which “recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their research achievements.”
Awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, 2019.
Winner of the Killam Prize in the Humanities, one of the five prestigious prizes awarded annually by the Canada Council for the Arts to “recognize the career achievements of eminent Canadian scholars and scientists,” 2018.
Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (Lettres et sciences humaines Division of the Academy of the Arts and Humanities) in recognition for his “exceptional contributions” to intellectual life in Canada, 2014.
Winner of the international Jean Mitry Award, bestowed annually by the organising committee of the Pordenone silent film festival, Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, “to individuals or institutions distinguished for their contribution to the reclamation and appreciation of silent cinema,” Italy, 2010.
Recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship of the Canada Council for the Arts for research into the advent of film editing in early cinema, 1997-1999.
AQEC-Olivieri award (Association québécoise des études cinématographiques and Olivieri bookstore) for the best film book published in Quebec of the year for Pathé 1900. Fragments d’une filmographie analytique du cinéma des premiers temps, 1994.
This content has been updated on 15 September 2019 at 12 h 27 min.