Georges Dufaux (born March 17, 1927 in Lille, France – died November 8, 2008 in Switzerland) was a Canadian documentary film director and cinematographer.
After graduating in 1953 from the École nationale de photographie et de cinématographie on the rue de Vaugirard, in Paris, Dufaux worked at a film laboratory in Brazil for three years. He came to Canada in 1956 and joined the NFB as an assistant cameraman, first working on the series Candid Eye. Dufaux eventually progressed to cinematographer and was responsible for the photography of many important Canadian films such as Les Brûlés (1959), Astataïon ou Le festin des morts (1965), YUL 871 (1966), Isabel (1968), Fortune and Men’s Eyes (1971), Taureau (1973), Les beaux souvenirs (1981), and Une histoire inventée (1990). He was also the cinematographer on several of Léa Pool’s films.
Dufaux also worked as director on several short films throughout the 1960s and tried his hand unsuccessfully at a fiction feature film in… read more