After a triumph at the La Rochelle Fiction Festival in France, the series was published About Antoine will travel to Cannes for the MIPCOM Diversify Awards taking place next October.
The series – an autofiction starring Antoine Parent-Bédard – is one of the nominees in the Depiction of Disability category, alongside other series produced elsewhere in the world.
The awards ceremony will take place on October 17, the birthday of the person who inspired the series, making the event all the more meaningful for the young man with various disabilities.
Produced by ComediHa!, About Antoine tells the story of Julie (Cathleen Rouleau), who begins a romantic relationship with Marc (Claude Legault), whose son Antoine (Antoine Parent-Bédard) is disabled, autistic, mentally challenged, non-verbal and high – Epileptic stage.
In Quebec, About Antoine airs on TVA and is available on Club illico. The series is distributed internationally by Amuz Distribtion.