Aetios Productions inc.
C.P. 187, succursale C
Telephone : 514-985-4477
Fax : 514-985-4482
Founded in 1999 by Fabienne Larouche, its mission is to produce fictional works and/or quality popular varieties for the television and/or cinema, while favoring direct and on-going involvement of creators in production. And with more than 600 hours of diverse contents produced to this day, it's "mission accomplished" for this prolific businesswoman!
The term AETIOS comes from ancient Greek and means Author.
Fabienne Larouche was born in Alma (Quebec). After studying history at the University of Montreal, she taught secondary school for five years, while collaborating on the dailies La Presse and Le Matin. She was next literary director for several television productions, before beginning a prolific screenwriting career.
Since 1990, Fabienne Larouche has written or co-written more than 1,1150 hours of fiction for the television and cinema. With the founding of the company Aetios in 1999, she produces her own works and those of other authors, such as François Avard, Jean-François Mercier, Louis Bélanger and Danielle Trottier.
In 2004, Fabienne Larouche was named Knight of the Order of the Pleiad for the promotion of French culture. Then, she was made Knight of the Order of Quebec in 2011.
Virginie, her magnum opus, was originally aired over 15 consecutive years and broke both ratings and longevity records. The police series Fortier enjoyed an important international career, after an indisputable success in Quebec. Les Bougon, produced by her production company, has now become a reference in comedy. Music Hall has equally had a brilliant career in English-speaking Canada. Un homme mort, bought by the group Orange, began her European career. Trauma, a dramatic series on the world of trauma surgeons, was very well received by the audience and was broadcast worldwide on TV5. While her latest production, 30 vies, instantly captured the hearts of her viewers in Quebec.
In the cinema, Fabienne Larouche has both written and produced An American Trap. She equally co-produced Louis Bélanger's film, Route 132, critically acclaimed.
Michel Trudeau was born in Louiseville (Quebec). He holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Montreal. Junior lecturer in the department of psychology at the same university (epistemology), then collaborator at the Revue Adolescence (Paris VII), from 1987 to 1991, he writes scientific articles in France, Canada and the United States. He is in charge of the evaluation of clinical programs of the reception centers Boscoville and Cité des prairies.
After 15 years of private practice in young people and prisoners services, he published at Boreal the pamphlet Pour en finir avec les psy. His collaboration with Fabienne Larouche took off with the founding of the Aetios and the production of the series Fortier. He was next co-producer of the series Virginie, Music Hall, Les Bougon, Un homme mort, Trauma, 30 vies and Unité 9. He co-wrote and co-produced the film The American Trap. He was likewise co-producer of the film Route 132 by Louis Bélanger.