Morgane Polanski

Location London
Bio

Actress/Director

Actress Director
Projects
5 Projects

Work History

Multicam Commercial Music Video Director
Freelance; Self-employed Filmmaker
Sep 2007 - Present
Julie is a female writer and director. Her last work on OZLO « All I Had » music video was awarded as BEST DIRECTOR at the Underground International Music Video Festival and selected in the official selection at the last Mallorca Evolution Film Festival. Her last short film « Beyond the light » was awarded as BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT FILM at the Global Film festival in Los Angeles and was bought by SHORTS TV for international distribution. She was 2003’s valedictorian at EFAP School where she graduated of a Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts in Communication, Cinematography and Film. She has strong skills in cinematography, using natural lights to create intimate imagery to highlight her actor’s reactions. Her professional background includes experience as production stage manager and director’s assistant with Roman Polanski, Glenn Casale, Julie Taymor, Franco Dragone, Sam Mendes on several Broadway shows adaptations in Paris: The Lion King, Cabaret, Mamma Mia, Beauty and the Beast, Sister Act, etc. In 2013, she naturally transitioned into writing and directing herself. She soon collaborated from Paris, London, Los Angeles, New York and Montréal with brands and talents such as: Disney, Chanel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Marvel, Robin Wright (Omaze), Sony Music, Vantage Productions, Stage Entertainement, etc.
Production Stage Manager & Director’s assistant
Freelance, self-employed
May 2007 - Present
Stage Entertainment France Dragone Group Disney Theatrical Disney Parks Warner Music Sony Music Shows: The Lion King Beauty And The Beast Cabaret Mamma Mia! Sister Act Dance of Vampires Zorro Lido de Paris Disneyland Paris Walt Disney World Warner Music Sony Music
Cultural Representative Program
Walt Disney World
Dec 2003 - Dec 2004
Orlando, Florida Area, USA
Production Assistant
PAF Productions
Apr 2003 - Jun 2003
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- Assisting journalist for new TV shows - Backstage coordination during TV shooting (live and recording) - Post production: subtitling, photo touching up, etc NATIONAL TV SHOW: « On ne peut pas plaire à tout le monde », hosted by Marc-Olivier Fogiel (PAF Production) France 3 « Le fabuleux destin de… », hosted by Isabelle Giordano (PAF Production) France 3
Production Assistant
AGAT FILMS & Co
Feb 2002 - Jan 2003
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- Assisting producers in their pre-production and production steps - Gathering and making all production files - Looking for funds (coproduction, subsidy, financial assistance) - Link between the production and the film crew on set: last minute hotel and flights booking, renting equipment, expense follow up - Setting up Short films festival - Preparing technicians and musicians contracts (post production) - Register films in different festivals FILMS: « Marie Jo et ses deux amours » from french director Robert Guédiguian, with Jean-Pierre Daroussin, Arianne Ascaride – official Cannes Film Festival 2002 « Deux frères » from Xavier de Choudens « Stormy Weather » from Solveig Anspach, with Elodie Bouchez. Trilogie «Un couple épatant», « Cavale », « Après la vie » from Lucas Belvaux, with Catherine Frot, Ornella Muti «Terra Incognita» from Ghassan Salhab – « Un certain regard » Unofficial Cannes Film Festival 2002.

Education

John Truby
2017 - 2017
New cinema camera: ARRI Alexa, Red Epic Dragon, Sony F55
CIFAP
2015 - 2015
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Arts
EFAP: FRENCH SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION
2000 - 2003
Baccalauréat
Lycée notre dame de la Paix
1996 - 1999

Skills