Born in 1973 in Perth-Andover, New Brunswick. Studied art and film at the Collège Ahuntsic in Montreal. After graduating in 1992, he shot several short films, including DES TORTUES DANS LA PLUIE (1997). 2005 resulted in his first feature film LES ETATS NORDIQUES. CURLING earned him the 2010 Locarno Best Director Award.
More films (selection): NOS VIES PRIVÉES (2007), MAITÉ (2007), LIGNES ENNEMIES (2010), ELLE VEUT LE CHAOS (2008), CARCASSES (2009), CURLING (2010), BESTIAIRE (2012), VIC + FLO ONT VU UN OURS (2013), BORIS SANS BÉATRICE (2016), TA PEAU SI LISSE (2017, Viennale ´17).