Claude Ouellet was born the 7th of December 1954. After receiving a Degree in Film Production from Concordia University in 1985, he began working in the field as a cameraman, photo director and editor. He directed Spray it Loud (1984), Ragged Clown (1986) and Penses-tu qu'il va y avoir du brouillard à Londres ? (1989). He worked as a technician and in television sales for Cinéma libre, Montréal from 1990-1998. Since 1999, Ouellet has been working at CBC (the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) in international sales.