Thierry Paradis was born in Quebec City (Quebec, Canada), where
he still lives. He has a degree in computer science and a
certificate in film studies from Université Laval.
He has extensive experience in the area of information technology, mainly acquired managing large and small scale solutions development projects. After more than twelve years in IT, he decided to produce Justin & Julie, his first short film. He spent three years juggling the roles of part-time producer, writer, and director. He financed the film out of his own retirement savings.