After studying directing at the INSAS ( 1987-1991 ), Patrick Quinet began working as an assistant stage manager, production manager and first assistant director. In 1992, he founded Artemis Media, which became Artemis Productions two years later. Since 2001, Patrick Quinet is chairman of the Union of French Film Producers ( UPFF ). In this capacity, he worked closely together with Belgian finance minister Didier Reynders to create the Belgian Tax Shelter program, which is active since 2003. That same year, he founds the French distribution rights company LIAISON CINEMATOGRAPHIQUE with Artemis Productions as major shareholder and Samsa Film ( Luxembourg ) NORTHWEST PRODUCTION ( France ) and ENTRE CHIEN ET LOUP ( Belgium ) as partners.