MONICA MENEZ


Awards Photography:


2003 Canon Profashional Photo Award

2004 Canon Profashional Photo Award

2005 Canon Profashional Photo Award: second place

2007 "Geschossen und Gedruckt" Seltmann´s prize for advertising

photography: first place

2007 "BFF Jahrbuch Award“: silver

2010 Internationaler Kodak Fotokalenderpreis for "Was Wäre Wenn?"

2015 Gosee Award 2015 „Skin“ Publikums Award + Auszeichnung Merit

2016 Gosee Award 2016 „Nude“ Bronze + „Fashion“ Merit

2017 Gosse Award 2017 „Art“ Merit

2018 Kalender Award

2019 Gosee Award 2019 „Public Award“


Awards Fashion Film:


2011 LJFFF La Jolla Fashion Film Festival (USA) Award "Most Creative Concept" for PRECIOUS

2012 ASVOFF A Shaded View Of Fashion Film (France) Award " Best Art Direction" for HORS D'OEUVRE

2013 BFFF Berlin Fashion Film Festival (Germany) Award " Best Fashion Film 2013" for ODDITORY

2013 MFFF Madrid Fashion Film Festival (Spain) Award " Best Fashion Film International 2013" for HORS D'OEUVRE

2013 MFFF Madrid Fashion Film Festival (Spain) Award " Best Art Direction 2013" for HORS D'OUVRE

2014 ASVOFF A Shaded View Of Fashion Film ( France) Award " Best Art Direction" for THE JOURNEY

2015 MIAFF Miami Fashion Film Festival 2015 Award for „Best Film“ Audience Award 2015 „Best

Cinematography“ and „Best Hair“ for THE JOURNEY

2017 BAIFF Buenos Aires International Fashion Film Festival Award „Major Make Up & Hair“ for BELLO

2017 Fashion Film Festival RD (Domenican Republic) Award „Honorable Mention International“ for BELLO

2017 International Fashion Film Festival Brussels Award „Best Actress“ for BELLO

2017 Cinemoi Award 2017 Hollywood / USA. Award „Best Director“ and „Outstanding Performance in a Comedy“ for BELLO


Nominations and Selections Fashion Film:


2012 IShorts Festival (Praha) PRECIOUS

2013 Festival Internation Des Tres Courts (France) Selection PRECIOUS

2013 Festival International Des Tres Courts (France) Selection HORS D'OEUVRE

2013 Fashion Film Day Istanbul Selection HORS D'OUVRE

2013 New York Fashion Film Festival Selection HORS D'OEUVRE

2013 Mode Biennale Arnhem Selection HORS D'OEUVRE

2013 Fahion Workshop Athens (curated by Filep Motwary" Selection HORS D'OEUVRE

2013 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia Selection HORS D'OUVRE

2013 Madrid Fashion Film Festival Selection PRECIOUS

2013 Madrid Fashion Film Festival Selection ODDITORY

2013 International Fashion Film Awards (USA) Nomination "Best Creative Concept", "Best Hair", "Best Fashion" for ODDITORY

2014 New York Fashion Film Festival Selection ODDITORY

2014 T Magazin (New YorkTimes) Selection HORS D'OEUVRE

2014 Moving Silence Freilichtbühne Weissensee Selection HORS D`OEUVRE

2014 Fashion Film Festival Lodz (Fashionweek Poland) Selection HORS D`OEUVRE

2014 Fashion Film Festival Lodz (Fashionweek Poland) Selection ODDITORY

2014 Fashion Film Festival San Sebastian Selection HORS D'OEUVRE

2014 Runaway Cinema Gibraltar Selection HORS D`OEUVRE

2014 ASVOFF Award "Best Art Direction" THE JOURNEY

2015 Short Shorts Film Festival Asia Selection HORS D´OEUVRE

2015 Short Shorts Film Festival Asia Selection ODDITORY

2015 Berlin Fashion Film Festival Nomination " Best Idea" and "Best Use Of Fashion" for THE JOURNEY

2015 Milano Fashion Film Festival Selection THE JOURNERY

2015 Miami Fashion Film Festival No.3

2015 Selection ASFF 2015 THE JOURNEY and HORS D´OEUVRE

2015 Selection Istanbul Fashion Film Festival THE JOURNEY

2015 Selection Santiago Fashion film Festival THE JOURNEY

2015 Selection Disconnect Festival Toronto THE JOURNEY

2017 Selection ASVOFF 9 BELLO

2017 Selection Chicago Fashion Film Festival BELLO

2017 Selection Fashionclash Festival Maastricht BELLO

2017 Selection MIAFF Miami Fashion Film Festival BELLO

2017 Nomination „Best Fashion Director“ and „Best Hair“ Bokeh South African Fashion Film Festival BELLO

2017 Nomination Cinema Festival USA. „Best Fashion Film“ / „Best Styling“ / „Best Make up“ BELLO

2017 Nomination CANIFF Canada „Best Fashion Film“ BELLO

Exhibitions


2001 solo exhibition "sell out", Rotebühlbau, Stuttgart


2004 group exhibition at Dialekt e.V., Stuttgart


2005 group exhibition "Niveart", Galerie Ravenstein, Brüssel


2005 group exhibition "Best of BFF", Beijing, China


2006 solo exhibition "Pattern", Kulturdirektion dialekt e.V., Stuttgart


2007 solo exhibition “Curtains up for Electric Ladyland! “, UNO Artspace,Stuttgart

2007 Pulse Art Fair / Art Basel (Miami)


2008 solo exhibition “Nouveaux mode optique”, Mousonturm, Frankfurt


2008 Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie 2008 (main exhibition)


2008 Photo Espana

2012 group exhibition„Open Editions“ Uno Art Space, Stuttgart

2012 group exhibition „Cozy Up“ for Leica , Berlin

2012 group exhibition „Mode Vision“ , Moscow

2012 group exhibition „Festival International De La Photographie De Mode“, Cannes

2014 – 2019 group exhibition „Fumes and Perfumes“ Stuttgart

2019 group exhibition CabanaMAD Lisboa


Lecture:


2007 BFF Kongress Berlin

2008 Bauhaus Akademie Weimar Vortrag und Workshop "Modefotografie & Inszenierung"

2010 Forum für Fotografie Frankfurt Sommerakademie Workshop

2010 Museum für angewandte Kunst Frankfurt Vortrag " The Amorous Adventures Of Mr. Cheese"

2012 Hochschule Rhein Main Fachbereich Design Vortrag "Modefotografie"

2013 FH Dortmund Vortrag "Fotografie und Fashion Film"

2014 Uni Stuttgart Fachbereich Architektur Vortrag "Fotografie und Fashion Film"

2017 Lazi Akademie Esslingen „Fashion & Fashion Film“


Lectureship:


2010 Fachhochschule Darmstadt Sommersemester " Inszenierte Modefotografie"


Member Art Directors Club Germany since 2016


Member BFF Germany since 2013



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