Graduated from the Music Conservatory of Montreal in 2018, Ilyaa Ghafouri is a composer and sound designer first, working for cinema and theatre. He notably signs the original music and sound design of Simo, short film by Aziz Zoromba, as well as Y'a pas d'heure pour les femmes by Sarra El Abed and III by Salomé Villeneuve. For the stage, he does the sound design for the shows of multiple artists, namely Émile Proulx, Anais Barbeau, and most of Philippe Boutin’s.
He has always been interested in the acting world, and makes his debut in Manuel de la vie sauvage, television series directed by Christian Laurence, where he performs an eccentric interpretation of the character of Maxime, the archetype of the teenage computer geek. He is also part of the cast of Symphonie Pathétique, web series directed by Alec Pronovost and of Une langue Universelle, feature film by Matthew Rankin.