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.