Eric Gaucher has been working in motion pictures since the mid-nineties. His first endeavors in directing were for local independent rock bands in Montreal. He then went on to direct the independent documentary film Ode to a Sparrow, a lyrical portrait of the Montreal poet Peter Van Toorn. Then subsequently : The Arthur Lipsett Project, A Dot on the Histo Map. A documentary film about the Canadian experimental filmmaker Arthur Lipsett. The film was produced and released by the National Film Board of Canada.