Born in Montréal, Québec, Canada, Julie Perron obtains a cinema licence at Paris 7 University and a Master’s degree in educational technology at University of Montréal before beginning her career as a filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada in 2000. Her first film, Mai en décembre (Godard en Abitibi), is a look back at Jean-Luc Godard’s TV experience in northern Québec (Rouyn-Noranda) in December 1968. With her film, Perron shed the light for the first time on this unknown event. After a chance meeting in Paris with the heroine of French Resistance member Lucie Aubrac, Julie directed Lucie, Timeless Fighter. The film was well received by critics and audiences, and was nominated for a Gémeaux (TV award in Québec) for Best Documentary (biography) in 2004, and also won the Anna Magnani Award 2010 (Festival Laboratorio Immagine Donna, Florence, Italy). In 2010, the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec (CALQ) awarded Julie Perron a six-month studio residency in Rome, where she wrote a script for a fictional feature film entitled Rinascita. In 2013, Julie directed Living With Earth, shot in northern Greece with an archeobotanist who discovers seeds dating back to theNeolithic period. Julie Perron’s films have been widely seen and distributed, including festivals, television networks, media libraries and cultural institutions in Canada and Europe. She also taught cinema at Main Film (film coop in Montréal) and at the New Trier College (Chicago). She has been a member of Les Films de l'Autre since 2001.