Born in 1976 to Latin American parents, Katherine Jerkovic grew up in Belgium and Uruguay. At 18, she settled in Montréal where she studied cinema (Concordia University). She has since directed and produced many short fiction and experimental films that have been screened in a variety of venues, including the Festival du film sur l’art de Montréal, the Images Festival (Toronto), the Anthology Film Archives (New York) and the Cinéma du Québec à Paris.