Édouard Lanctôt-Benoit
Édouard Lanctôt-Benoit is a creative developer and artist specialized in interactive videos, artificial intelligence, new media art and installations. For 10 years, he was part of Vincent Morisset's team at AATOAA Studio, with whom he collaborated to the development and the creation of interactive art produced, amongst others, by the National Film Board of Canada and the Google Creative Labs. In 2022, he joined PHI where he specializes in creating audacious installations through visual effects and artificial intelligence. His work has been rewarded with prestigious prizes such as the Emmy Awards, Cannes Cyber Lions, South By Southwest, the Webby Awards, FITC Technical Excellence Award and the Adobe Cutting Edge Award.

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Latest Projects

National Film Board of Canada
National Film Board of Canada
Vast Body
Way to Go
National Film Board of Canada

Awards and Honours

My work has had the honour of being recognized by the following institutions:

Emmy Awards (Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media, 2014)
IDFA Doclab ("Immersive Non-Fiction", 2019)
3x Numix (Grand Prix, 2022, Best online experience, 2022, 2021)
2x Prix Gémeaux (Best Interactive Project All Categories, 2022, 2012)
2x Sundance Film Festival (Official Selections, 2015)
2x Cannes Lions (Bronze Lions, "Innovative Use of Technology" and "Interactive Video", 2014)
2x South By Southwest Interactive ("Music" and "Art" Grand Prizes, 2014, 2012)
4x Webby Awards ("Net Art" and "Music" Categories, 2014, 2012)
2x FITC ("Technical Achievement Award" and "People's Choice Award", 2014)
2x Art Director's Club (Silver Cube and Tomorrow Award, 2014)
Communication Arts Interactive ("Entertainment" Grand Prize, 2012)
Libera Awards (Independent Video of the Year, 2013)
Japan Media Arts Festival (2012)
One Show Interactive (2012)
Creative's Review Annual (2012)
5x TheFWA (Site of the Month, Site of the Week, Site of the day, 2022, 2014, 2013, 2012)
Awwwards (Site of the Month, 2013)
Montreal New Cinema Festival (Innovation Award) (2011)

As well as being exhibited in the following contexts:

Museum of Moving Images - Brooklyn, New York (2013)
Museum of Moving Images - Brooklyn, New York (2013)
National Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan (2014)
Montreal Museum of Contemporary Arts - Montreal, Canada (2012)
Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center - Cincinnati, Ohio (2012)
Sundance Film Festival - Park City, Utah (2015)
Montreal New Cinema Festival - Montréal, Canada (2014, 2011)
Rotterdam Film Festival - Rotterdam, Netherlands (2012)
OFFF Festival - Barcelona, Spain (2014)
La Gaité Lyrique - Paris, France (2015, 2012)
PHI Center - Montreal, Canada (2015)
FILE Festival - São Paolo, Brazil (2014)