SABINE EL GEMAYEL
conveys her strong narrative skills and her deep understanding of human emotions into her directing work giving a voice to extraordinary people in ordinary situations. Sabine focuses on socially conscious issues.
Wandering around the Middle East at a very young age under inconceivable circumstances during the Persian revolution and the Lebanese wars, Sabine considers herself to be a citizen of the world. Storytelling has been her coping mechanism leading her to advocate for peace and dialog in a world of conflict. Her passion for filmmaking brought her to Los Angeles, where she resides since 1994.
Sabine edited a number of feature films, such as the award winning Palestinian feature film The Olive Harvest. She successfully marked her debut as a writer-director with Niloofar, produced by Jean Bréhat and Rachid Bouchareb (Days of Glory, Out of the law, Oscar nominations for Best Foreign Film 2006, 2008). Her feature film competed in prestigious film festivals such as Berlinale 59th, Cannes Junior, and AFI. It had many special screenings including the National Geographic All Roads Film Project in Washington D.C. and The Skirball Center in Los Angeles.
Currently, Sabine has two compelling and powerful socially engaged screenplays ready to get produced. A renowned production company optioned one of them.
As a mother of three, Sabine is now on a mission to bring awareness to the world about the harmful effects of cell phones radiations and wireless technologies on children’s health.
has brought her stunning visual style and honest, emotionally driven storytelling to TV commercials and brand content forover two decades.
Her beautifully told stories can range from a series of visually striking moments found in a real-people documentary to unique narrative performance capture that defines a national brand campaign.
An award-winning cinematographer, Carolyn spent her childhood armed with a camera and black and white film roaming lower Manhattan and Chinatown. After beginning her formal photography training at RISD, she was compelled to more narrative storytelling and completed her education in filmmaking at NYU.
Carolyn has directed over 200 spots for top advertising agencies and diverse leading brands such as Proctor and Gamble, Bank of America, AT&T, Nike, McDonald’s, Pfizer, General Mills, Coldwell Banker, Alamo, Lockheed Martin, Walmart, and Unilever.
Recently, she launched Production For The People – a completely new kind of company that takes the reigns of the digital revolution by offering high quality production at costs that are astonishingly affordable.
Today, as a content creator, entrepreneur, artist and mother, Carolyn Chen sees life and work through fresh perspective constantly. Her work lives deeply in the art of observation and capturing moments that become stories.