When I drink Guillorade, I believe that my balls are alive!

After watching a Rocky boxing match on tv, a lonely guy imagine that he become a star. In his delirium, he goes from boxer to football (soccer player) meanwhile also being a bodybuilder and karate kid at some points. He is totally detracted and in his mind everything is possible. Guillorade is a comedy style circus film experimental movie.

  • William Maxime Fortin
  • Guillaume Fontaine
  • William Maxime Fortin
  • William Maxime Fortin
  • Guillaume Fontaine
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Comedy, circus
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 31, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Université Laval
Director Biography - William Maxime Fortin

William is a circus artist, dancer, filmmaker, and event producer. Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, he moved to Quebec City in 2017 for his circus studies. In 2016 he founded his company ATO prod, dedicated to the production of circus and dance art video clips.

William has studied circus at the National School of Circus in Montreal and the Quebec City Circus School; he also trained in dance at Montreal’s Ballet Divertimento.

William is a self-taught producer who began his journey doing photoshoots with friends. His first video productions were ads for his ballet school. In college, he studied communications, media, and creativity. William is now studying at Université Laval, doing a multidisciplinary bachelor of art and business including, film studies, entrepreneurship, and business administration & management. He completed his Université Laval Film Study Certificate in December 2022. William looks forward to pursuing his academics by starting his Master's in management of cultural enterprises at HEC Montréal in September 2024.

Guillorade is the seventh movie of William Maxime Fortin.
His previous piece, a triptych (3 screens) movie "JBNQAre you aware?" created in partnership with the circus troop Tupic ACT is part of ᓄᓇᑦᑎᓂ ᑕᑯᒥᓇᕐᑐᖁᑎᕗᑦ | Our Land, Our Art exhibition diffused in the "Canada Goose Arctic Gallery" of the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa from December 2th 2022 and until October 2024.

With years of experience in both stage performance and video recording, William is now well-known as one of the best circus filmmakers in Quebec City with over 250 circus acts that he has filmed.

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Director Statement

I'm proud of having contributed to the success of artists & art productions! My team and I are present for artists that dream big! Every day we work with artists who we believe should have visibility as great as their ambitions. We offer collaborations in various video projects in order to enhance visibility and success.