Montreal native Odrée Lapointe was a film fan from a young age. Since graduating from the Université de Montréal in 2006, she has held various positions on over 20 film and television productions. For a number of years she has been primarily a video editor and camerawoman, in addition to co-directing two documentary shorts, Jean dit and Frank, with Geneviève Cousineau, completed in 2012.