A participant in the 1994-95 edition of Radio-Canada's Course destination monde, Ricardo Trogi placed third and took home prizes for three of his reports. Abandonning journalism in favour of fiction after the Course, he went on to direct five shorts in four years. Highly active, he collaborated on the writing and directing of a television series while also working on commercials and music videos. Some of his commercials have won awards. Originally from Quebec City, he lives and works in Montreal.