Based in Montreal, François Séguin has designed feature films, television series, and live theatrical stage productions all around the world. He has won five Genie Awards for Achievement in Art Direction from the Canadian Academy of Film and Television, and has been nominated twice more.
Séguin has collaborated with acclaimed director François Giraud on films such as Red Violin and Silk, as well as on the Cirque du Soleil show, Zed, in Japan. He designed Cirque du Soleil’s Las Vegas show Michael Jackson: One, and traveled to China to design Dragone’s production of The Han Show.
Feature film credits include Lucky Number Slevin and Push for director Paul McGuigan, Billy Ray’s Shattered Glass, the Sony Pictures remake of The Karate Kid, and director Harald Zwart’s adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.
In addition to the Showtime series The Borgias, which earned Séguin an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Art Direction, he designed several episodes of the Amazon Prime original series, Carnival Row, starring Orlando Bloom, as well as John Crowley’s critically-acclaimed Best Picture-nominated film Brooklyn, starring Domhnall Gleeson and Saoirse Ronan.