Emilie Badenhorst

Production Company: Carbon Collective,Cream,Couscous
Website: Website

As a theatre graduate from the University of Cape Town, Emilie skillfully & effectively translates this dramaturgical realm onto the screen, and the result is a rich, intimate, sensual and intriguing style.

She has since written, conceptualized and directed a number of film projects, including Bubblegum, a fashion film for a clothing label which was nominated for both Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction at the 2017 Bokeh International Fashion Film Festival. Commercially, Emilie has directed projects for brands such as Bonobo Jeans and Puma, as well as multiple music videos and short films.

Emilie has a true understanding of performance and all that it entails. Through filmmaking, Emilie strives to express our intimate human need for connection with one another. Her aim is for the viewer to have a visceral experience of what it means to be human. Emilie was recently nominated as one of the top 5 new female directors to watch in South Africa by the advertising & creative showcase, Between 10 & 5.