Rock Demers : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Rock Demers CC  was a Canadian film producer know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Rock Demers : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
  Bio
Name Rock Demers
Birthdate ( Age) 11 December 1933 
Place of Birth Sainte-Cécile-de-Lévrard, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Marital Status  Married
Wife/Partner Vivian Julian
Children Jean
Father Not known 
Mother Not Known
Profession film producer
Net Worth $2.5 million
Last Update August 2021

Rock Demers, CC  was a Canadian film producer.He was the founder of the film company Les Productions la Fête and produced the Tales for All film series for children.

A generation of children are in mourning. Rock Demers, who created timeless stories for all film rights, was pronounced dead at the age of 87 by his family on Tuesday.

Early Life and Family

After studies in pedagogy and audiovisual techniques , he decided to move towards cinema and worked on marketing for Art films. In 1963, in the company of Guy L. Coté and eight other actors in the film industry, he helped found what would become the Cinémathèque québécoise . He also joins the team of the Montreal International Film Festival and adds a section for children. In 1965, this ardent defender of quality cinema for the youngest started out in the distribution of films for children by founding the company Films Faroun .

Rock Demers Wife

Rock Demers married with wife Vivian Julian and the cuople have son name Jean.

Rock Demers Net Worth

Rock Demers, CC  was a Canadian film producerwho has an estimated Net Worth of between $2.5 million in 2021. 

Professional Career

Rock Demers, the creator of the timeless "Tales for All" film franchiseIn 2014, a book was published retracing the history of “Contes pour tous”, a brick full of photos, by Éditions Bayard. A year later, in 2015, Rock Demers handed over the torch of Productions La Fête to director Dominic James.

Mr. Demers had founded Productions La Fête more than 37 years ago, in 1980, and it is under this banner that the 26 opuses of “Contes pour tous” were born. In total, La Fête has produced 31 feature films, six series (including “L'or”, with Marina Orsini, and a series on Pierre Elliott Trudeau, “The Making of a Leader”) and an animated series, recipients of 250 awards and nominations around the world.

Achievements 

Rock Demers, the creator of the timeless "Tales for All" film franchiseSince many of these works were co-productions with other countries, “Contes pour tous” traveled all over the world (Poland, Hungary, Romania, China, France, United States, etc.).And these are not the only accomplishments of this giant of the Quebecois cinema, born in Sainte-Cécile-de-Levrard, on December 11, 1933. 

Active in the cinema world since the 1960s, he directed the Montreal International Film Festival from 1962 to 1967, indicates the Canadian Encyclopedia, which reports several other of his successes: a first company specializing in the distribution of films for children (Faroun Films) in 1965, which distributed other kinds of works (including “Les males” by Gilles Carle) a few years later. 

In 1977, Demers was appointed President, then Director General of the Institut québécois du cinéma (IQC).

On a personal level, Rock Demers was notably decorated with the title of Officer of the Order of Canada, then promoted to the rank of Companion of the Order of Canada, to name only these distinctions.

“Throughout his life, Rock has been the craftsman of an industry to which he has devoted his soul and many personalities in the field have benefited from his advice, his support and his open-mindedness. He leaves a unique testimony and many young actresses and actors lose on this day a father of the 7th art ”, underlined his close relations in the message announcing his disappearance.