Sophie Deraspe is both a director and a cinematographer, working mostly in documentary before directing her first feature film, Missing Victor Pellerin (2006), which received critical acclaim and was screened throughout the world. Her second film, Vital Signs (2009), won fifteen prizes in more than thirty festivals around the world, including Rotterdam, SXSW, and Whistler. She was also nominated for Best Film at the 2011 Jutra Awards. Her third feature film, Les Loups (2015), won the FIPRESCI Award at the Torino Film Festival. Her debut feature documentary, The Amina Profile (2015), premiered and was nominated for the World Cinema Documentary at the Sundance Festival and won the Special Jury Prize at Hot Docs 2015 before being theatrically released in the U.S.A. and Canada.