C onsolidating her highly-regarded reputation gained from over twenty years spent in the arena of financing film and television projects, Dominique Seguin initially founded Trinica Entertainment in 2010 to develop new production relationships and to provide senior consulting services to the financing and production community.
She was able to utilize her extensive experience of over twenty years in Film and TV financing, including over a decade managing the debt financing activities of FIDEC, a Montreal based limited partnership with a capital of CAN $45.5M.
In 2012, Dominique decided to develop and produce promising, commercial film and television projects, which would reflect both the highest quality of content and an understanding of the current international marketplace.
Her first project, in the role of Post Production Producer, was the critically acclaimed picture Dallas Buyers Club (6 Oscar nominations and 3 Oscar including Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor in 2014), directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto. Focus Features, a division of Universal Studios, released the film in November 2013. It grossed over $55M at the US Box Office and a further $33M at the International Box Office
Her second project in 2014, this time as Producer, was Race, a major Canadien-German co-production with a budget approaching $35M. Directed by Stephen Hopkins and starring Jason Sudeikis and rising star Stephan James, it garnered 8 nominations at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards, including Best Motion Picture and a win for Best Actor. Focus Features released the film wide in the US in February 2016, grossing over $20M. Today, Race ranks tenth of all Canadian films in terms of North American box office, its economic impact in Canada was huge, with over $25M spent in the country, including over $11M in private funds.
CEO / Producer
Trinica works with a highly motivated, passionate and experienced multicultural partners, using a strong combination of creative flair, together with well-established business acumen and long-standing relationships with reliable financing, production and distribution partners, assuring a pipeline of projects that will be in tune with the demands of the market. Projects that will offer an experience which reflect a clear vision and a strong voice.
Previously, Dominique was a Manager at Montreal-based gap financier FIDEC, a limited partnership with a working of CAN $45,5M. She closed around 25 individual financing deals for feature films, MOWs’ and television series, with loans evaluated at over CAN $24M, and a recoupment success of 100%.