Shooting

Filmmaking

Filmmaking crews regularly contact the Museum to shoot scenes (fiction and documentaries) on a ship. The different spaces on the icebreaker are ideal for evoking maritime life.

Some films shot aboard the icebreaker Ernest Lapointe:

2017

  • A French filmmaker shot an advertising banner on the Empress

Reality TV, The Great Crossing, a historic vignette on small traditional watercraft with Mylène Paquette – in French

2014

  • Le Scaphandrier (The Diver – in French)

2010

  • Dans le sillage du Titanic (In the wake of the Titanic – in French)
  • Tournage TVA pour le numéro d’ouverture du Gala Artis 2009 (TVA shoot for the opening number of the 2009 Artis Gala – in French)

2009

  • Dans les entrailles du diable (In the Devil’s bowels – in French)

2007

  • Ce qu’il faut pour vivre (What you need to live– in French)

2006

  • La Petite Séduction à L’Islet (la Petite Séduction TV show in L’Islet– in French)

2004

  • Téléréalité Défi Carpe Diem (Télé Mag Québec) (Reality TV challenge– in French)

2001

  • Tournage d’un film sur la guerre (film shoot on the war– in French)
  • Rondo pour une trompette (Rondo for a trumpet– in French)
  • Le naufrage du Princess Sophia (The shipwreck of Princess Sophia – in French)

1998

  • L’Empress of Ireland: sombré dans l’oubli (The Empress of Ireland: sunk into oblivion– in French)