Woods was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He graduated from University of Toronto's cinema studies program and continued with a Master's degree in communication and cultural studies from York University in Toronto.
Woods is a filmmaker, writer and actor who works in film, video and television. He is best known for writing, producing and acting on the TV series and digital project The Face of Furry Creek and the House of Venus Show which initially aired on OutTV in Canada, and his commercial for Starbucks featuring Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano called "Coffee Frenemies" which has been viewed over 1 million times.
Woods has also produced and directed several documentaries including Is The Village Dying? about the state of LGBT neighbourhoods, Take Up The Torch (co-directed with Michael Yerxa) about the LGBT sports movement in Canada and This Is Drag featuring Bianca Del Rio, Adore Delano and Courtney Act which was released exclusively in Canada on March 2, 2015.
Woods' latest feature documentary Two Soft Things, Two Hard Things explores the challenges faced by LGBTQ Inuit in Nunavut and how a new generation is forging a more inclusive society. The film had its world premiere on June 3, 2016 at the Inside Out Film and Video Festival In Toronto.