Marie Voignier is a French director, filmmaker, and artist. She was born in 1977 in Paris, France, and began her career as a director in 2004 with the short film Le Chien (The Dog). Since then, Voignier has gone on to direct numerous short films, documentaries, and feature length films.
Voignier’s work often explores the relationship between humans and the environment, as well as the power of storytelling. Her films have been screened in international film festivals and have earned her numerous awards, including the Short Film Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Voignier is also an active member of the French filmmakers’ collective, the Association des Réalisateurs Indépendants.
Voignier’s first feature film, The End of Love (2018), premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. The film follows the story of a young woman who embarks on a journey to discover her identity. Voignier’s second feature film, The Woman at the End of the World (2020), premiered at the Venice Film Festival. This film follows the journey of a woman who is searching for a place of belonging.
Voignier has also directed several documentary films, including The Silent Spring of Rachel Carson (2012) and The Sky Above Us (2016). Both films explore the effects of humans on the environment and the ways in which we can protect it.
In addition to filmmaking, Voignier is an active artist who has exhibited her artwork around the world. She is also a professor at the University of Paris, teaching classes on filmmaking and art. Voignier continues to create meaningful and powerful work that encourages us to think critically about our relationship to the world around us.