Julien has built an atypical career before working in the Cinema Industry. Alternately, IT project manager, sports entrepreneur, scuba diving instructor, Julien has put his varied professional experience to the benefit of the promotion of Quebec cinema in Europe.
It is while shooting the movie Parfaites that Julien Marais meets Jérémie Battaglia, with whom he associates to start the distribution of Quebec documentary in French Europe. He also acquired 3 years of experience as a commercial video production and post-production director with oneChuck Productions.
Since the creation of Extérieur Jour, Julien distributed 3 Quebec documentaries in French, Belgian and Swiss theatres: Perfect by Jérémie Battaglia, The Other Rio by Émilie B. Guérette and Primas by Laura Bari.