Kannon Films

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Kannon Films aims to produce high-quality television and film content in both French and English. Our goals are to inspire, educate and entertain different audiences through documentary and fiction projects about topics that matter to us. Our audiovisual company goes to great lengths to manage every project from concept to delivery. We regularly develop and script new media projects whether independently or in collaboration with private production companies and Canadian broadcasters. We build relationships with community organizations, seek sponsorship and regularly apply for grants and funding. During the pre-production and production phases of a project, we hire audiovisual specialists, plan our schedule and determine where the filming will take place. Finally, we offer post-production services in order to develop an exceptional product that will go beyond our clients' expectations.

Team Members

Émilie Martel - Founder


Film and television series. We write concepts that reflect on our diverse perceptions of life, inspiring social change and entertain audiences.

Press, Awards & Achievements:

Émilie received the 2018 Canadian Women Artists’ Award from NYSCA and is a beneficiary of the Banff Diversity of Voices Initiative (‘18, ‘19, ‘20). Her short fiction project Unheard won the audience award at the Shawna Shea Memorial Film Festival in Massachusetts. In 2019, she was a recipient of the Youth Media Alliance’s Thérèse-Pinho Scholarship. She also was one of the first time recipients of the Crosscurrent Doc funds, and her project also received financial support from the Canadian Council for the Arts (2019) and the Ontario Council for the Arts (2020, 2021).

Recipient of the Crosscurrent Doc funds:

2018 Canadian Women Artists’ Award from NYSCA: