Yves Langlois has worked as a filmmaker, scriptwriter and editor for more than 25 years. A communications expert and psychosociologist, he has a master's degree in communication and Psycho-sociology and a bachelor's degree in cultural information. He has always privileged documents which raise awareness. In particular, he has distinguished himself by his films and articles on native peoples, immigrants, Third World nations and minorities in general. In 2008, he received the award for the best socially-engaged film in the Montreal Human Rights Film Festival for his film The Last Flight. In 2005, he received the Judith Jasmin award for the year's best portrait for his film L'envol du monarque, awarded by the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec.