FILM SYNOPSIS: ”The Journey” is about the female search for the perfect man. Starring Laura Ponte, who
manages to wrap every man around her finger.
DIRECTOR’S BIO: Monica Menez is an award-winning fashion photographer and filmmaker from Stuttgart, Germany. Her rich imagery is profound and peppered with bits of absurdity, humor and eroticism. Thus, she fulfills her artistic intention to present fashion in an appealing and unique way.
After having won various awards for her photographs, she received the La Jolla Fashion Film Award in 2011 for ”Most Creative Concept”, followed by the ASVOFF 5 Award in 2012 for ”Best Art Direction.” In 2013, she won further prestigious awards, such as the Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2013 Award in the category ”Best Fashion Film 2013” for her film ”Odditory,” and for her film ”Hors D’Oeuvre” she was rewarded with the Madrid Fashion Film Festival 2013 Award for ”Best fashion film international 2013.” ”It always depends on the project whether a still or moving image is the more adequate medium,” says Monica Menez. This open-minded approach towards fashion and art is one of he reasons why her work is so multifaceted.