Stella Gelardi Malfilâtre

Stella Gelardi Malfilâtre

Director & PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Stella Gelardi Malfilâtre

Stella Gelardi Malfilâtre

Director & PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am really interested in and excited about personality, community and storytelling so documentary style work across content and portraiture work is my main love!
    BODY is a newly started personal project and storytelling platform. I have created this out of an urge to document and publish stories told unfiltered from the subjects own words.
  • Soleima - Force of Nature
    Soleima - Force of NatureProduced by @amandarosenkrantz & Director @stellamalfilatre DOP @lisdyre Focus pull @valentincph Gaffer @malikher Set design and styling @emilie_carlsen & @catalina_eiberg MUA @albertesandvad Editor @superriks BTS @evatheresananker Grade @vmorkeberg Director’s mgmt @emilieerl @monamimanagement Curtains @lea.paulsen Furniture @momentkbh Clothing @rotatebirgerchristensen Kit @onlyrentalcph
  • Renew look book for Converse
    Renew look book for ConverseThis was a collaborative project with Makeup Artist Phoebe Walters for Converse London.
  • Adidas Ozweego x Turgay
    Adidas Ozweego x TurgayCreated a short visual story with Ellen Mercer for Adidas London portraying and celebrating model and photographer Turgay Cakli's heritage through fashion.
  • Mae Muller - Anticlimax (acoustic)
    Mae Muller - Anticlimax (acoustic)Co directed this acoustic session for Mae Muller with Ellen Mercer. Filmed by Ollie Craig. Shout out to The Kingfisher in Homerton
    BLANK CANVASES + FINAL FORM‘BLANK CANVASES + FINAL FORM’ is a project that was created through an open brief given to me and Ellen Mercer by adidas london as a part of their of Home Of Classics campaign. A poem by Kai-Isaiah Jamal
Film by Ellen Mercer + Stella Malfilatre Director of Photography - Ollie Craig
Colorist - Vlad Barin 
Sound Recordist - Adina Istrate
Music - Masukun
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Projects credited in
  • Accent Issue 4
    Accent Issue 4Accent Issue 4 was inspired by gossip magazines, sharing stories of the glittering Accent A-list: unique personalities who were making a truly positive change in the world. Izaak, the son of soul superstar Sade and a trans role model, was the issue cover star — while other features included the tattoo artist Manuela Soto speaking about exposing abuse in the industry and an incredible Parisian house tour by the eccentric botanist Patrick Blanc, inventor of the world-famous "vertical garden". The
  • Accent Issue 3
    Accent Issue 3Accent Issue 3 featured cover star Kodo Nishimura, a Buddhist monk and make-up artist who serves spirituality with fashion. Also in the issue: messages from New York’s young activists, testimonials by the Dommes of Toronto, a guide to tarot by the mystic Shy Charles, lessons in fatherhood by Black dads in London and the extraordinary story of Romanian outsider artist Ion Barladeanu.
  • Accent Issue 2
    Accent Issue 2Issue 2 featured dual cover stars Lucia Lucas, a transgender baritone opera singer, and Andrew Logan, the artist and founder of drag phenomenon Alternative Miss World. Also included were the stories of urban cowboys in New Orleans, the solar residents of Havana, and art car fanatics in the US.
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Work history
    DocumentarianStella Malfilatre
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance Director & Photographer
    Accent Magazine logo
    Accent Magazine logo
    Reseacher and interviewerAccent Magazine
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Editorial assistant, researcher, interviewer, videographer, photographer for the wonderful Accent Magazine
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  • 35mm Film Photography
  • 120 Film
  • Video
  • Research
  • Interviewing
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Storytelling
  • Magazine Publishing
  • Editing
  • Production
    Master of Arts in Visual CommunicationThe Royal College of Art
     - London, United Kingdom
    Visual Communication. In my first year I did the Research/Design/Publish elective.
    Best use of PhotographyThe Royal College of Art
    I won best use of photography during my MA at The Royal College of Art.