Noe Mendelle

Director, Scottish Doc Institute

After graduating in Anthropology and Women’s Studies, Noé started her film career with Steel Bank Films (1982), a Channel 4 film workshop based in Sheffield. She is an experienced director and producer on the international scene, having worked on numerous documentaries with wide range of emerging and established talent, both for broadcast and theatrical release.

In 2003 she set up Scottish Documentary Institute and over the years devised several award-winning talent schemes: Bridging the Gap, This is Scotland, Stories & Edinburgh Pitch. She execs feature films produced by SDI Productions such as Freedom Fields, Time Trial, Becoming Animal, Syrian Stories, Donkeyote, Libya in Motion, Where You’re Meant To Be….. as well as trying to keep up with her own productions: She is currently finishing a 3 part series in Guinea-Bissau about the Bijagos people. She has been made member of Academy for the Documentary strand.