André-Line Beauparlant studied film at the Université de Montréal and completed her studies in scenography at the National Theatre School. She has worked as art director on a number of independent films, including Gaz Bar Blues, Le Neg', 20h17 Rue Darling and Mariages. She is regularly invited to participate in script-reading sessions and has served on film festival juries. The recipient of numerous writing grants, her first documentary, Trois Princesses pour Roland, met with widespread critical acclaim and was followed by the short documentary Elvis L'Italiano. Following on the heels of her recent release Le petit Jesus, she is currently working on Caribou, a film in which hunting provides the backdrop to an exploration of the lives of people living in the upper Gatineau region.