Benoit Desjardins is an anthropologist and a filmmaker. He lives and works in Montréal (Québec), his homeland. His passion for cinema is directly linked with his fascination for human beings. His field of exploration remains the perception of self and of others. He holds a university degree in film studies from Université de Montréal. In 2006, he founded Les Production Perceptions. Since then, he produced and directed various short films, which won different awards in Québec and had a great international exposure. Benoit actually works on the production of a short film trilogy on the theme of immigration. The first part is entitled Welcome Yankee.