A native of Quebec’s Lower St. Lawrence region, Xavier Beauchesne-Rondeau studied cinema at the Université du Québec à Montréal and the INIS. His short films Le Show (documentary) and Fractal and Deux âmes (Two Souls) (fiction) found a home in several local and international festivals. Since 2007, he has been busy as an editor and director and has developed and directed several other film projects. In 2011, he made the short films Mourir sans faire de bruit (Dying without a Sound) and Il ne fait pas soleil (The Sun Doesn’t Shine) (winner of the “Tourner à tout prix!” jury prize at Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay and of the Fiction jury prize at Vidéastes recherchés), as well as the web series Tricoté Serré. He is currently a director and content producer at GROStitres, an eclectic and humorous variety show on VOX TV, in addition to working on the completion of two films, the short Avalée and his first self-produced feature, entitled Hier, aujourd’hui, hier.