Érik Papatie

Érik Papatie

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Born in Val d'Or on February 19, 1981, Érik Papatie finally settled in the Anishinabe community of Lac Simon after going back and forth between his hometown of Val-d'Or and his adopted community. Cheerful and dynamic, he is passionate about filmmaking and his serious dedication to his craft is very professional. Érik is gifted with a boundless imagination and he blends his passion for electronics and technology with his love of cinema. In his films, he uses electronic devices to tell dreamlike stories. Dans l'entre-temps (In Between Time) is his eighth short with Wapikoni Mobile. His creativity transpires in his films as well as in his daily life be it when he finds and repairs discarded objects, builds miniature antennas, updates his YouTube channel or takes great care of his beloved dogs.


  • 2010 - Astral Public Award - Awarded during the annual Wapikoni mobile launching event