Nicolas Paquet is the co-founder of franC doc, a production company based in the Lower St. Lawrence region of Québec. He produced the documentaries Verdoyant pure laine and A beau venir qui part de loin, both set in rural areas. In 2009, he directed his first film, L'âme d'un lieu – autopsie d'une boulangerie, folllowed by the feature documentary La règle d’or (The Golden Rule) in 2011. Filming small isolated places, he is searching for beauty, even in the darkest stories of our time.