Gaëlle is a Franco-British immersive and film Writer, Director based in London.
Having lived in Asia, the US and Europe, she draws inspiration from her cultural experiences and applies them to her storyworlds. She is a Sundance, SXSW, Venice Production Bridge, Series Mania, Story Futures Academy and LSFF alum. Her short films include Awakening (starring Tracy Wiles, WINNER Best Drama at New York Shorts Film Festival 2015), The Feast (starring Katie Leung, WINNER Best Production Design at Underwire Film Festival 2018) and Mechanical Souls (starring Janet Hsieh and George Young, WINNER Best VR Stereography at the EMEA Lumière Awards 2019).
Gaëlle is currently Creative Directing the Mechanical Souls Graphic Novel adaptation in English, French and Mandarin.
Gaëlle is part of the 2021 BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew cohort and is mentored by Richard Clark, whom she met when she was a 2019-2020 Directors UK Inspire Mentee. In 2020, she co-created a VR series, (Hi)story of a Painting (HOAP), which received prototype funding from Arts Council England and Digital Catapult through the competitive Creative XR programme.
Episode 1 of the HOAP series received its world premiere at SXSW 2021. Gaëlle trained as a writer at the NFTS, from which she holds a certificate, and as a writer, director at the London Film School, from which she holds an MA in Filmmaking.
She also holds a BA in Art History and Spanish Literature from Skidmore College. Bilingual in French and English, Gaëlle works in both languages and is always up for a new challenge, travelling internationally for her projects (when the world is not in Covid chaos). Gaëlle is represented commercially by Presence and managed by MoJo Global Arts.