Caroline Monnet is a multidisciplinary artist of Algonquin ancestry from Outaouais, Quebec. She studied Sociology and Communication at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and the University of Granada (Spain) before pursuing a career in visual
art and film. Monnet’s short films Ikwé (2009), Warchild (2010), Mobilize (2015), Tshieutin (2016), Dada Creatura (2016), and Emptying the Tank (2018) all screened at TIFF. Gephyrophobia (2012) screened 
at Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, and Mobilize was selected at the Sundance Film Festival. She was nominated for Best Short Film for Roberta (2014) and Best Short Documentary for Tshiuetin at the Canadian Screen Awards. Her first feature film Bootlegger won Best Screenplay at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, an award granted by the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC) and Cinéfondation.