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My Bio

My expertise lies in combining thinking creatively to tell a story together with my skills as a camerawoman to produce a well-crafted and executed film.

 

With 20 years’ experience working on remote locations and extreme cold environments.

 

Field Producer and Second Camera operator on award-winning series and films including BBC Seven Worlds, One Planet and DisneyNature Penguin and Polar Bear.

 

Experienced managing logistics and crew, camera equipment, writing and directing wildlife and people story sequences.

 

“Julie played a crucial role for Disneynature Polar Bear. On our remote shoots she supported out complex digital needs with great efficiency. She also shot some very strong making of content. Julie is a great team player and very self motivated”.

                                                                                         Alastair Fothergill

“Julie was a fantastic asset for our 2021 trip out in Gabon where she was across a range of equipment, including long lens, movi and macro set ups. She consistently explored new and creative ideas on location (both cinematic and editorial), and was a brilliant team player”.

                                                                                                Hugh Wilson                                                          

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My Work
 
 
Chimps in Universe – Title TBC

BBC / Netflix - due in 2023
 

2021, I spent 5 weeks in Loango National Park filming chimps, working with a team of trackers and scientists in the field. Alongside another DOP, we shared combination of long lens, gimbal, and macro set ups, throughout the expedition. For the most part I was working independently capturing a range of elements for the film, including 50% of the main camera days out in the forest. 

 

In addition to the camerawork, as a native French speaker, I was also helping to manage logistics on the ground, especially as the producer was not on location for the whole trip. In his absence, I took over the field directing and oversaw the shooting list to make sure we got everything we needed for the film. I then helped manage the return trip home from Loango to Libreville, and then on to the UK. 

 

Main equipment: Red Camera Gemini + Komodo – Canon 50-1000mm lens – Fujinon 85-300mm lens – Prime lenses 

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Réalise Tes Rêves

2022


From 2019 to 2021, I directed and produced a social documentary about unemployed people trying to re-enter working life. I wanted to give those people a chance to tell their story. For 2 years, I followed 5 women and men through their path.

 

For this film, I came up with the idea, I directed and conducted ITW’s. In some cases, I was also in charge of the second camera, the timelapse work and the sound.

For the post-production, I logged all the rushes and I created the rough cut.

 

The film is still in the last stage of post-production. Due in May 2022.

 

Main equipment: Sony A7S III – GoPro’s – Mavic Pro 2 – Ronin - Sound Kit

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Letter to Baikal - Ushuaia TV

2022

In 2019, I decided to cross by foot lake Baïkal alone and unattended. I organized the logistic for the expedition.

I decided to make a film about my expedition. A cameraman came aboard and recorded my crossing for 20 days. For this to happen, I organized for him to get a fixer, an itinerary and everything necessary for his filming.

During the expedition, I took with me a timelapse kit, sound kit, a couple of GoPro’s and the necessary to recharge batteries.

 

During the post-production, I was in charge of logging the rushes, creating the story and I oversaw the edit.

 

The film was sold to the French TV channel Ushuaia TV and aired in January 2022 during the explorers’ month.

 

Main equipment: Sony A7S III – GoPro’s – Mavic Pro 2 – Ronin - Sound Kit

 
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Polar Bear – DisneyNature 
Earth Day 2022

 

In the summer of 2019, I spent 4 weeks on a boat, in the Arctic, north of Svalbard with a camera team.

I was in charge of the rushes and the DIT work as well as the logistics.

 

Each day, the team would also rotate to scout polar bear in the distance. Each night, I had a 2-hour shift on my own.

 
Bear Witness – DisneyNature 

Earth Day 2022
 

Bear Witness is the behind-the-scenes film for Polar Bear. 

I was a location camerawoman for the 6 weeks I was on a boat in the Arctic, north of Svalbard.

I used a variety of camera (hand-held, gopro, gimbals) to make the film as creative and immersive as I could.

 

Main equipment: Sony PXW X70 – GoPro Hero 4 – Gimbal for GoPro – Sound Kit

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Seven Worlds – One Planet – Antarctica 

BBC - 2018
 

In 2017, I spent 6 weeks on a boat for a shoot in Saint Andrews Bay, South Georgia for the Elephant Seal sequence.

I was the focus puller for the fight scene filming on the MoVi Pro and Prime Lenses.

For the drone shots, I assisted the drone pilot.

Back on a boat, I was in charge of downloading and logging the rushes.

 

Main equipment: Red Camera Helium – Cooke Prime Lenses – RT Motion – MoviPro – Inspire 2

Main DIT equipment: MacBook Pro + ShotPutPro

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Penguin – DisneyNature 

Earth Day 2019

 

I worked for 2 summer seasons in the remote location of Cape Crozier, Antarctica.

 

The first year, I spent 2 months with Martyn Colbeck.

I was in charge of timelapses and the making of. 

I was also assistant Martyn and downloading all the rushes.

 

The second year, I spent 4 months in Cape Crozier again. I became of the team leaders and the point of contact for McMurdo station.

I was in charge of logistics before, during and at the end of the shoot. 

Before the shoot, I organized the cargo to be sent to Antarctica from New Zealand. 

On our arrival in McMurdo, I organised everything necessary for the shoot in a remote location.

During the shoot, I was in charge of checking food and fuel stock, daily check-in with McMurdo station, safety on location.

 

After the shoot, I was in charge of closing camp, equipment re-deployment to McMurdo then back to New Zealand and the UK.

 

When filming, I was in charge of the Ronin and the timelapses. Back in camp, I was in charge of downloading of rushes.

 

Main equipment: Red Camera –  Canon Prime lenses  – Ronin - Sony X70 – GoPro’s – Sound Kit - Timelapse Kit 

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Seven Worlds – One Planet – Africa

BBC - 2018

 

In 2017, I spent 4 weeks in Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park filming Gorillas.

I was in charge of filming the behind scenes film.

When I was available, I also work as a second unit camera filming details and additional footage of gorillas.

Back in camp, I was in charge of downloading the rushes.

For this trip, I was also a resource person and the translator between the BBC team, the fixer and the local authorities.

 

Main equipment: Red Camera Helium – Fujinon 85-300mm lens  – Sony X70 – GoPro’s – Sound Kit

Main DIT equipment: MacBook Pro + ShotPutPro

Wild Alaska Live - 3 episodes – BBC 

2017
 

Before the Live shows, I worked on 2 stories as a remote camera operator. I was in charge of putting GoPro’s to strategics position for a bear shoot and wild salmon shoot.

I was also in charge of downloading all the rushes.

 

Just before the Live show, I was a resource person to retrieve and check the equipment to be sent to our remote location. 

I was also in charge of picking up the team and all the logistics that goes with it.

 

During the Live shows, I was one of the long lens camera operators.

In between Live shows, I was in charge of editing small stories we filmed near camp.

 

Main equipment: Red Camera – Canon 50-1000mm Lens – GoPro’s cameras

Main DIT equipment: MacBook Pro + ShotPutPro

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CONTACT

Email: julie@juliemoniere.com
Tel: +33 (0)7.67.85.22.58
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