Director, operator and producer, Joseph Péaquin was born in France in 1971. He graduated in Communications from the University of Grenoble with a major in Film Directing. After working in Paris and Turin, he devoted himself exclusively to filming documentaries in Valle d'Aosta. Since 1997, he has made nineteen documentaries and in 2003 he set up his own production house DOCFILM. His recent filmography includes A scuola di vitae (2008), Corrado Gex, il vit clair and il vit loin (2007).