Born in 1953, Claude Lavoie completed his Master's degree in Education, as well as two degrees in Music. He has been involved in the field of media production for many years. In addition to the functions of director and editor, he variably served as producer, scriptwriter and consultant. Until recently, he worked in radio and televison for the Société Radio-Canada. Previously, he had created animated motion films and documentaries as an independent producer. He has also worked as a freelance producer for many organizations. His works cover a large range of styles and formats in which he has explored the direct impact of his craftsmanship on audiences of various ages and social milieux. Currently serving as correspondant for C.B.C. Edmonton, and regularly giving filmmaking workshops, he continues to develop his body of work on the many different aspects of audiovisual communication. He directed Pareil, pas pareil? (1989), Téléobjectif (1989), De Laval (Qué) à Pommard (France) (1989), Qui sommes-nous? (1990), Alberta Art in Fashion (1991).