Bernar Hébert was born in Montreal in 1961. After studying film, he perfected his skills in theatre arts. As author and stage director, he coordinated and promoted many video and theatre shows. He directed Le chien de Luis et Salvador (1983, winner of the First Prize at the Festival International de Vidéo de Locarno, Switzerland), Kidnapping/Kidnapping (1984), Fiction (1985), Exhibition (1985) awarded by the Dance Film Association of New York at the Dance on Camera 86', Air (1985), En plein coeur de l'été (1986), Anémique Cinéma (1987) and House (1987). He co-founded productions Agent Orange (1982) and Ciné Qua Non (1991) and continued developing his film work in relation to other art forms. Involvement in dance, music and painting, and his collaborations with choreographers such as Ginette Laurin and Édouard Lock allowed him to direct his most outstanding works : La La La Human Sex Duo no 1 (1987), Le petit musée de Velasquez (1994) and La nuit du déluge (1996), The Favorite Game (2003).