Magali Pettier is a freelance filmmaker and photographer who graduated in 2005 in Photography, Video and Digital Imaging from the University of Sunderland. Nominated the same year for The Guardian Student Media Award as Student Photographer of The Year, Magali went on to being commissioned by the IPRN (Sunderland) to undertake a two-month photographic research on migrant workers in Singapore. Since then, Magali has worked on multimedia projects including the publication of the book ‘I see, you don’t, see’, a sound and photography project with women sex workers based in Newcastle upon Tyne. In 2010, Magali was commissioned by Darlington Arts Centre to direct, film and edit a series of five short documentaries about 5 community groups. Following this, Magali has been working with the theatre director and filmmaker Alan Lyddiard to produce ‘Virginia House’, a film looking at the progression of homeless people over six months, as well as an installation called 100 faces, 100 stories. Finally, Magali is now working on a documentary film with Veto Films looking at the lives of farmers in England and France (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbvqiPY8x04). For more information on her work visit www.magalipettier.com.