Insectia

See insects populate the ground, conquer the air, evolve under water. Observe them living in symbiosis with plants, animals they live with, share the planet with humans. In the company of famed entomologist and founder of the Montreal Insectarium, Georges Brossard, Insectia explores the fascinating ties that bind all living beings. Broadcasted in more than 160 countries around the world, this acclaimed series' second season became Canada's first documentary series filmed in HD.

Number of episodes: 26
Length of episodes: 30 minutes
Broadcaster: Canal D, Discovery, La Cinquième, Animal Planet, National Geographic, France 5
1998 - 2000

Awards

MIP 2005 Best non-fiction documentary - Insectia
Gémeaux 2001 Best documentary series - Mary Armstrong, André Barro, Jacquelin Bouchard
Gemini 2001 Best documentary program or series science, technology, nature and environment - André Barro, Fabienne Servan-Schrieber, Jacquelin Bouchard, Mary Armstrong
Gemini 2001 Best photography documentary program or series - Claude-Julie Parisot, German Gutierrez
Gémeaux 1999 Best documentary series - André Barro, Jacquelin Bouchard, Fabienne Servan-Schreiber, Mary Armstrong
Gémeaux 1999 Best cinematography: all video category - German Gutierrez, Claude-Julie Parisot
Gemini 1999 Best photography documentary program or serie - German Gutierrez, Claude-Julie Parisot
International Wildlife Film Festival 1999 Certificate of merit/photography - German Gutierrez, Claude-Julie Parisot
Hot DOCS 1999 Best music - Insectia

Team

Executive producers Jacquelin Bouchard¤Sylvie Desrochers¤Carole Dufour¤Daniel Beauchesne¤André Barro
Producers Mary Armstrong¤Fabienne Servan-Schreiber
Host Georges Brassard