Michael Crochetiere holds degrees in English Dramatic Literature, Theatre Arts and Film Production from Concordia University (B.A., B.F.A.) and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (M.F.A.). He has written for Cinemascope and
Subterranean Passage (1999) premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and screened at over 50 venues worldwide, winning seventeen awards including the Silver Medal (professional independent category) at the 41st Brno Sixteen Film Competition (Czech Republic) and the Best Experimental/Drama Film Awards at the 31st Nashville Independent Film Festival and the Vancouver Island Film, Video and New Media Festival.
Nocturne (1996) received nine international awards including a Director’s Choice Award at the Black Maria Film Festival and Best Experimental Film at the Uruguay International Film Festival and the Victoria Independent Film and Video Festival. It has participated in three major tours (Holland, USA, Canada) and has screened at over 50 festivals, including the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Ann Arbor Film Festival, and the Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris.