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Paula is a Canadian animated short film, directed by Dominic-Étienne Simard and released in 2011.[1] The film depicts urban life through the interactions of Paula, a street prostitute in Montreal, with various people in and around the neighbourhood of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.[1]

Directed byDominic-Étienne Simard
Produced byJulie Roy
Written byDominic-Étienne Simard
Music byRamachandra Borcar
Edited byDominic-Étienne Simard
Release date
  • December 1, 2011 (2011-12-01) (SDCAM)
Running time
10 minutes

The film premiered in December 2011 at the Sommets du cinéma d'animation.[2]

The film won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Animated Short Film at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards,[3] and was a Prix Jutra nominee for Best Animated Short Film at the 14th Jutra Awards.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Trois ans de souffrance, pour 10 minutes dans la vie de Paula". Métro, November 26, 2011.
  2. ^ "En bref - Paula ouvrira les 10es Sommets du cinéma d'animation". Le Devoir, October 26, 2011.
  3. ^ "Rebelle dominates at Screen Awards". Ottawa Citizen, March 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Prix Jutra 2012: voilà les nominations". Films du Québec, January 31, 2012.

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