Guillaume Carlier was born in Montréal and grew up in Calgary. At an early age, he discovered film by working at The Uptown Theatre and Casablanca. He returned to Montréal to do his degree in English Literature, then moved to France to pursue wine making. Realising that film was really his true calling, he returned to Calgary and started Kino Sum Productions. He is currently working on a documentary about boxer Arturo Gatti. www.kinosum.com.