Fabrice Barrilliet started working on film sets as gaffer in 1990. But a work injury forced him to leave the technical field and move on towards achieving his dream of becoming a director. In 1998, he produced and directed a first short entitled Pub! This satirical tale - for which he drew his inspiration from working on various television commercials - traveled around the world, through festivals, television as well as by being shown on Air Canada flights. Simultaneously, Fabrice started working as assistant director and quickly climbed the latter from 3rd to 2nd to 1rst A.D., He's had the opportunity of assisting some of Quebec's most important directors (namely Charles Binamé, Denys Arcand) but also French and American ones (Josée Dayan, Steven Spielberg, Bill Paxton), to name only a few.