Native of Montreal, Emmet Walsh began his career working on international productions as third assistant director (The Mummy 3, George and the Dragon). He has worked as a cinematographer on short films (After the War With Hannelore; Skin-Horse). In 2005, he directed his first short Road To Khan, a docu-drama about musical act King Khan and the Shrines, followed by Last Days of Castro shot in Cuba in 2006.