Born in Montreal. He had jobs, travelled and graduated in communication. At this time, he wrote and made a video, Les Bigonnieux, an advertising; he also made a short film, Super Marie, awarded at the Student Cinema canadian festival. He worked in radio as a floor manager. He made a fictional short film, Piwi, that won the prize of the jury in Montreal. He directed advertising and wrote a screenplay, Un zoo, la nuit, his first feature film.