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Jean-Gabriel Bergeron

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Overview

  • 2 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, French
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Filmaking, screenwriting
  • Filmaking, screenwriting, communication
  • From Montreal, Canada
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Earn a living doing what I love with a creative and passionate community & Travel the World

ABOUT ME

If you'd ask my friends about me, they'd probably say I'm someone who never seems to do anything like everyone, who often tries to push the limits and explore the new and unfamiliar.

I'm a deeply curious person, whose main purpose in life is to experience happiness doing what I'm passionate about and challenge the various obstacles that appear in the journey.

PHILOSOPHY

We are all here for a reason and have a special thing to bring to this World. Personal life's goal: Reaching a balance between the right brain (inspiration, creativity, ideas, feelings, etc.) and left brain (putting things in action and dealing with the material aspect of the world)

To create (art or other ventures), one must reach a similar balance of inspiration and hard work & discipline.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've hosted a few times in my apartment here in Montreal. (through CS once and others outside of CS) Looking forward to surf in future travels.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've liked meeting new people and sharing new perspectives on different aspects of life. I have yet to be hosted somewhere in the world but plan on doing so very soon.

Interests

Cinema, literature, filmaking, screenwriting, writing, music, film music, photography, woodworking, wood finishing, antique furniture, old objects and art, veganism, raw food, space, science, laughing, meditation, learning new things, DIY, the sound of the rain, eating while walking, sword fights, hide and seek.

Music, Movies & Books

MOVIES in general: Charlie Kaufman, James Gray, Terrence Malick, Dardenne Brothers, Susanne Bier, Jacques Audiard, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, the "old" Spielberg, Scorcese, David Lynch, Kubrick, Philippe GrandrieuxFILMS important in my life: Jaws, Gattaca, Revolutionary Road, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Best of Youth (Meglio gioventù) Indiana Jones 1 to 3, Into the Wild, TV: Six feet Under, Mad Men, Battlestar Galactica, Californication, In Treatment, And I just started watching shows... :) so many more to discoverMUSIC: Electric President, Sigur Ros, Explosions in the Sky, Bon Iver, Elliot Smith, Max Richter, Blonde Redhead, Arcade Fire, ...Film music: Alexandre Desplat, John Williams, Danny Elfman, Cliff Martinez, Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard, Michael Giacchino, Thomas Newman, etc.)MISC: TED, Big Think, Radiolab, This American Life.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Fell 20 stairs without a scratch or bruise.

Countries I've Visited

Belgium, Canada, France, Spain, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada, Germany

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