Isabelle Schapira



After theatre studies, passionated by actors’ directing and photography, Isabelle enters the IAD - Institut des Arts de Diffusion in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, where she graduated in the film directing department. Her short Christine is selected and awarded in many festivals, especially for her work with the actors. In 2014, she directed With Lou, broadcast by TV5 MONDE and RTBF, and selected in more than thirty festivals as well. The writing of Boy, her third short movie, was supported by the Atelier du Moulin d’Andé and The Berlinale Short Film Station and won best photography, broadcast by Canal+, TV5 Monde, RTBF. Summer and Alyah is her debut feature.

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