Genéa Gaudet

Genéa Gaudet is a Canadian/American director, editor, producer and writer. Using picture and sound, Genéa has an uncanny ability to create story within documentary film, unscripted television and music video formats.

The film ELDER, which she wrote, directed and edited, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2015 and was featured in the prestigious New York Times Op-Docs series. JESUSTOWN, USA, a film she produced and edited in 2015, was an official selection at Hot Docs 2015 and was picked up by SHOWTIME. Her television work has been seen on AMC, HBO, TLC, Independent Lens (PBS), and the History Channel.

In addition to long format work, Genéa has edited hundreds of commercials for local and national markets. On occasion, she teaches film studies. Her most recent position was as an adjunct professor for Westminster College.

Genéa holds Bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and English (Utah State University) and is a Master of Fine Arts in Film Studies (University of Utah). As a journalist, her work has appeared in The Salt Lake City Weekly, and The Salt Lake Tribune. In 2003, Genéa started Girlfight Pictures.

She likes good food, craves adventure, and played roller derby under the pseudo-name Nico Noir.