Louisa is an award winning documentary filmmaker passionate about exploring the intersection of art and social commentary. Her work focuses on creating character-driven narratives that shed light on important social issues. Louisa's first short film THEY (2019) is a portrait of a family raising their child with a gender open approach. The film has been selected by the 2019 BFI London Film Festival and was screened at a number of international film festivals. After her graduation from the University of the Arts London, Louisa was recognised by one of the most prestigious events in UK documentary film - the Grierson Awards, in 2020. She was shortlisted in the All3Media: Best Student Documentary category. Over the past few years, Louisa has been involved in four commissioned documentary projects for The New Yorker and The New York Times and most recently was selected by the BFI and Doc Society to attend CPH:DOX 2023 as part of their official UK Producers Delegation

AWARDS 
British Journal of Photography - Portrait of Humanity Shortlist (UK, 2021)
Best Short Documentary Award at Future Generations Film Festival (UK, 2021)
The Grierson Documentary Awards - Best Student Documentary Shortlist (UK, 2020)
Audience Award Best Short Documentary at Brooklyn Film Festival (USA, 2020) 
Undergraduate Film Award at Encounters Film Festival (UK, 2019)
International Winner of Hazlo en Cortometraje (Mexico, 2019) 

SELECTED INTERVIEWS & PRESS
Creative Lives in Progress Interview, 2023
Birds Eye View Filmonomics 7 Cohort, 2023
It's Nice That Interview, 2022
Girls in Film Feature, 2022
UAL - Screen School Students shortlisted for Grierson Awards, 2020
BFI - Every female filmmaker at the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, 2019
Diva Magazine - How do you raise a child as gender neutral, 2019

PUBLICATIONS
Huck Magazine - The Hedonism Issue, Portrait of Humanity Book Vol 3, VOGUE Germany 

CLIENTS 
Google, TEDxLondon, The Other Art Fair (Saatchi Art), GIRLvsCANCER, One World Media, South London Gallery, The Mosaic Rooms, London Migration Film Festival, Medicine Festival, Open City Documentary Film Festival

CONTACT
hello@louisarechenbach.com




 

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