Monica Menez


news | Monica MENEZ shoots jewellery by Vanessa Baroni, Jasmina Jovy and Galen Guld as part of a personal editorial

The fashion photographer produced a purposefully artificial looking jewellery editorial: the male models are in the transitional phase between puberty and adolescence and exude an almost feminine beauty. The jewellery is by designers Vanessa Baroni, Jasmina Jovy and Galen Guld. The models were Georgios and Marian from BRODYBOOKINGS. Sanne Rösch was in charge of styling, while Sabine Nina created the hair & make-up looks.

19.01.2015 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Monica MENEZ wins ‘Best Art Direction’ Award at the ASVOFF Festival

As with her film ‘Hors Déuvre’ from 2012, her fourth film ‘The Journey’ also won the award for ‘Best Art Direction’ (as reported by GoSee). The award ceremony took place last November at Centre Pompodou in Paris. Dries van Noten was the head of the judging panel. Roxanne Lowit gave out the award to Monica MENEZ. Thus far Monica has made four fashion films, all of which have won an award. …

19.01.2015 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | "The Journey" - filmographer Monica Menez takes us on an unexpectedly unusual road trip to Spain’s back country with top model and celebrity Laura Ponte behind the wheel

Monica Menez’s film 'The Journey' and accompanying editorial were created for S MODA magazine, a Conde Nast publication. Monica Menez roped in celebrity support for the shoot – famous model Laura Ponte stars in the story, which recently premiered at Madrid Fashion Film Festival. Laura Ponte isn’t just a celebrity in Spain and further afield. Her wedding with Luis Beltrán Ataulfo Alfonso Gómez-Acebo y Borbón in 2004 was met with media interest worldwide. …

11.11.2014 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | MONICA MENEZ directs and shoots the MULTIOPTICAS eyewear campaign for Spanish agency China Madrid

MONICA MENEZ directed and produced three commercials plus a subsequent campaign shoot for Spanish optician chain MULTIOPTICAS. The location for the production was train museum, Museo del Ferrocarril Madrid. Paul Robert Klinar was the DOP on set, while Enrimür Management carried out the production. Sabinen Nania created the expressive make-up and hairstyling and the agency in charge was China Madrid. We present two of the three commercials plus a making-of here on GoSee.

23.06.2014 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | PETER HAHN celebrates the 50th anniversary MONICA MENEZ captured the corresponding campaign for the fashion house

Fashion house PETER HAHN celebrates its 50th anniversary. Photographer MONICA MENEZ put the Peter Hahn brand in the spotlight during the shoot of the corresponding anniversary campaign with an extravagant key visual – a proud rooster (in reference to the brand name). Sanne Roesch compiled the outfits, which looked great in front of the pastel coloured backdrops. Sabine Nania carried out the hair & make-up styling and the responsible agency was Joussen Karliczek.

23.06.2014 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Monica Menez ODDITORY film in the New York Fashion Film Festival programme and now represented by Wanda and Enri Mür

MONICA MENEZ’s ODDITORY fashion film showed at Berlin Fashion Film Festival and won Best Fashion Film 2013 Award and makes New York Fashion Film Festival’s selection of the 20 Best Fashion Films in 2013. The festival took place on 6 February at the New York School of Visual Arts. GoSee presents the film along with a selection of great set portraits. The following films were also part of the programme: A New York Moment by Glen Luchford Clean by Kling by Tomas Pena Daria Wer …

24.02.2014 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Monica Menez wins the Fashion Grand Prix and the Art Direction award at the first INTERNATIONAL FASHION FILM FESTIVAL in Madrid

The first INTERNATIONAL FASHION FILM FESTIVAL was held from 28 October until 3 November at Madrid’s Centre for Contemporary Creation Matadero de Madrid. The jury comprised Empar Prieto (SModa), Eugenio Recuenco (current exhibition in Berlin, as reported by GoSee), Eugenia de la Torriente, Manolo Moreno (Zaping/M&C Saatchi), David Delfin, Rossy de Palma and Laura Ponte. Workshops and talks were held alongside the super popular fashion film screenings. A total of 8 winners were annou …

04.11.2013 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Monica Menez : ASVOFF 5 festival – the ‘Hors d‘oeuvre’ spot by Monica Menez wins ‘Best Art Direction’ award

The ASVOFF 5 (=A Shaded View on Fashion Film) fashion film festival by Diane Pernet took place at Centre Pompidou in Paris from 9 -11. November. Stuttgart based photographer Monica MENEZ won the ‘Best Art Director’ award for ‘Hors d‘oeuvre’. Model Albe Hamiti starred in the film and Atelier Josche came up with the vintage inspired set design. Paul Klinar was director of photography; the fashion film was produced in collaboration with fashion label Goldknopf Couture. …

26.11.2012 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article
news | Monica Menez : Little Drop Of Poison - theatrical - romantic GOLDKNOPF COUTURE S/S 2012, editorials for GZ LIVE jewellery magazine

The fashion photographer produced the cover of and two editorials in GZ LIVE jewellery magazine (issue 10/2011). Once again, she photographed the campaign for the GOLDKNOPF COUTURE S/S 2012 label, this time the concept was 'A Little Drop of Poison'. The label by Friedemann Vogel, first soloist of the Stuttgart ballet and freshly awarded 'Dancer of the year' and the former dancer Thomas Lempertz was created in 2007. They design 1950s style cocktail dresses with ribbons, 1920s-inspired frin …

04.11.2011 // ADD article TO MY GOSEE // SHOW article