I am a photographer currently based in Montpellier (south of France) working on various personal projects. I am available for freelance commissions (France and Europe) and am a member of Getty’s Global Assignment team. http://globalassignment.gettyimages.com/featured-artists/cecile-mella/
Born in Montpellier, France, in 1983.
Philosophy, History and Film studies in France.
MA Photographic Journalism, University of Westminster.
Assistant for Jocelyn Bain Hogg, Seamus Murphy and Per-Anders Pettersson.
Photos and text in the press:
The New York Times, Business Week, SHOTS, Polka, Monocle, Marie-Claire (South-Africa), You, Afisha Mir, The Guardian Monthly, The Times Travel, Time Out, TNT, Wanderlust, The Sunday Times (South-Africa), The Big Issue (South-Africa), Metropolitan Eurostar magazine, Horizons, Wordstec, Cape Times, Khuluma, You, The Callsheet, LIP, Blackpool, New Consumer, WOUND, Insurance Times, Mayfair Times, La Gazette, Midi Libre…
Velocity Films, The Red Dot agency, Le Douze, Nameless Films, Canon Europe, British Fashion Council, Africa Centre, Oenobrands, the City of Montpellier, Abrège, La Panacée…
Dreamland, Solo exhibit. Gallery Saint Ravy,
Montpellier (May 04-20 2012)
Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Noorderlicht (September-October 2011)
Festival OffSete, La Décoratrice, Sète, France (June 2011)
Festival des Boutographies, Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, France (May 2011)
Bonani Africa Photographic Festival, Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town and Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South-Africa (August-November 2010)
The Ian Parry Scholarship 2007 recipients and short listed, Getty Gallery, London, U.K.(August 2007)