Born in Nantes (France), Lucie Szechter is a graduate in Cinema at the University of Montreal (Canada) with highest honour. In 2014 Lucie Szechter shot the short fiction film Plage(s), produced by the G.R.E.C. Plage(s) has been selected in festivals including Côté Court (Pantin), International Women Film Fest (Créteil) and won the Courts d'ici 2014 prize in Nice. Lucie Szechter was invited by the contemporary art center le BAL in Paris to create a video work with children as part of their program La Fabrique du regard. In 2016 she released her second movie, self-produced, 27 ans, a work about youth testimonies articulated with a found footage editing practice. She was also invited by the G.R.E.C., France 2 and l'Agence du Court métrage to direct a short movie for their program Minutes 2016. Lucie Szechter just released a new documentary film, The Bat ear (2018), produced by Aurora Films with the support of the French National Center for Cinematography. She also writes about cinema in Canadian and French revues and follows a PhD art program in Brussels.