Noe Mendelle

Director
Scottish Documentary Institute

Noe started her film career with Steel Bank Films (1982), a Channel 4 film workshop based in Sheffield. She is an experienced director, producer and exec producer on the international scene, having worked on numerous award-winning documentaries for festival and broadcast (Channel 4, BBC, Arte, RTP, RTBF).

In 2003, she set up Scottish Documentary Institute and she has been acting as executive producer on the award-winning Mining Poems competition and latest features: Becoming Animal (2018 CPH Dox) Time Trial (2017 IDFA) Donkeyote ARTE/ZDF (2017 Rotterdam) / Seven Songs for A Long Life BBC/POV (2016 SXSW) / Where You Are Meant to Be BBC (2016 EIFF/Sheffield) Grierson Award (2016). She is a research professor at University of Edinburgh. In collaboration with British Council & Bidayyat she runs a series of workshops in the MENA region called Stories.