How did you discover your interest in advertising and film? I grew up in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, with minimal access to television. From what little I watched, I felt an immediate attraction to advertising, connecting with the idea of fast-paced storytelling with purpose. Commercials were fascinating: the structure, catchy jingles and the tone—that a commercial could have a sense of humor or feature surreal fantasies like in perfume ads.
When I was nine years old, my father brought home a camcorder, and the first things I made were deodorant commercials and horror films. I recruited my sisters and friends as actors