Mélanie Carrier is an author, director and producer at MÖ Films, a production company she founded with her collaborator Olivier Higgins in 2010. Following studies in psychology and biology, she co-produced and co-directed with Olivier Higgins her first film, Asiemut, which describes their 8,000 kilometre trip by bicycle from Mongolia to India. The film won 35 international awards and was broadcast on television in nearly two dozen countries. From 2007 to 2011, the two filmmakers also presented Asiemut in film and public talk format in Canada, the United States, Belgium, France, Switzerland and Poland. She also drew on this long adventure for her first book, Cadence. Their second film, Rencontre, is about relations between Quebecers and First Nations peoples and was commercially released in Quebec in January 2012. They are currently working on a documentary feature, Québékoisie, in which they will explore the same topic in greater depth. L’Homme de glace (Ice Philosophy) is their first short fiction film.