Olivier Higgins is a scriptwriter, director of photography, director and producer at MÖ Films, a production company he founded with his collaborator Mélanie Carrier in 2010. A trained biologist, he discovered video through documenting for five years his numerous research projects and world travels. Following two exploratory short films, he produced and directed with Mélanie Carrier his 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. Their second film, RencontreQuébékoisie, in which they will explore the same topic in greater depth. L’Homme de glace (Ice Philosophy) is their first short fiction film.