Director: Ole Schell (United States)
Ole Schell - аn NYU film school graduate, directs films and commercials in New York City. In addition to “Picture Me,” Ole just finished a documentary on China’s social and economic growth called. Win In China”as well as a series on Chinese youth culture for Current TV in the United States. He and Sara Ziff are the recipients of the Leonardo’s Horse Award for best picture at the 2009 Milan International Film festival for Picture Me.
Director: Sara Ziff (United States)
Sara Ziff began modeling at 14 years old. In her decade in the industry she has done countless runway shows for Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Chanel, Marc Jacobs and many more. Sara continues to model while studying as an undergraduate at Columbia University.
Filmmaker Ole Schell follows his girlfriend, model Sara Ziff, for several years documenting her rise from a fresh face to one that adorns billboards and magazines around the world. In the process, Ole and Sara go behind the scenes, chronicling the glitzy world of high fashion modeling, from photoshoots with celebrated photographers to runway shows in New York, Milan, and Paris. This intimate account features in-depth interviews with noted photographers and designers, but relies heavily on footage shot by the models themselves, giving voice to those who are often seen but rarely heard.