It really started when Charlotte convinced her friend Lola to let her drop a condom filled with water on her head and shoot it. Charlotte’s Durex ad went quickly viral with over one million views and winning numerous awards including the AICP award, the Porsche Award and was nominated for a Young Director Award (Cannes’ Lions). Charlotte Rabate is a French writer/director based in New York. She holds a BSc from the London School of Economics and a MFA in Filmmaking from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Charlotte attended Sundance/Rawi’s Screenwriter’s Lab in 2016 with her first feature film, “Tourne Cheri” a coming-of-age story that takes place in Syria and Lebanon in the 1960s.