Alexis Fortier-Gauthier studied at UQÀM and INIS. In 2004, he codirected Sur le quai de la gare
, a documentary that won awards at the RVCQ. He then directed shorts, Après tout
(Genie 2008 award), Dans la neige
and Gaspé Copper
(nominated for Best Short of Mid-Length Film at the 2014 Jutra Awards). In 2016, he codirected his first feature: D’encre et de sang
. He has been combining his artistic practice with mentorship at Wapikoni Mobile for over 10 years.
In 2017, his practice has expanded into new mediums. He experimented with 360° and dome filmmaking, while firmly remaining anchored in traditional cinema. In 2019, he directed Mélopée (written by Rémi Dufresne), a short-film foray into fantasy cinema. He enjoys leading several short and feature-length projects simultaneously.