Category Archives: director

Director Biography – Sarah Schuessler (LIT)

This is Sarah Schuessler’s first credit as a narrative film director, though in college she created a number of non-fiction pieces through NYU’s documentary filmmaking program in Paris. She also produced her own fictional stage work through the student-run company … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Emanuele Daga (FLORENCE)

Emanuele Daga is an italian film director and a recent graduate of the American Film Institute Conservatory. His passion for humanistic studies has inspired him to dig deep into the human condition and highlight the importance of love, surrender and … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Matthieu VINEL (THE TRANSACTION)

Matthieu Vinel grew up in Lorraine in the east of France, a region marked by the steel crisis. Early on he discovered a passion for the seventh art and devoured the film selection at his local library – Wilder, Clouzot, … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Marc Saez (FOLLOW THE ARROW)

Marc SAEZ First Short Movie. Written, Directed and Produced by Marc SAEZ won 30 Awards in different American Festivals and a Special Mention In Pontaut Combaut ( France) WINNER 2 GOLD AWARDS for Best Short & Best Director at the … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Lee Manansala (KHADIAH AND PAULINE)

Lee Manansala was born in The Philippines, raised in San Francisco, went to film school in New York and now lives in Brooklyn. He is a narrative writer and director and editor, and he edits internet video content to keep … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Ace Hicks (TAKE CARE OF ME)

Ace Hicks is a filmmaker with over twenty years of professional acting experience, and over ten years as a professional photographer. She has a strong passion for authentic storytelling and bringing forth the raw, human and existential themes that connect … Continue reading

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Director Biography – Martin GEISLER (MATCH)

Martin Geisler spent his childhood in the French Alps before arriving in Paris where he studied philosophy and cinema at the University Paris X Nanterre. After a master’s degree in aesthetic philosophy, Martin Geisler directed his first short film, “Lou”, … Continue reading

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