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Monica Menez is a member of  The Art Directors Club  Germany (ADC)
and BFF



Awards Photography:

2003 Canon Profashional Photo Award
2004 Canon Profashional Photo Award 
2005 Canon Profashional Photo Award: second place
2007"Geschossen und Gedruckt" Seltmann´s prize for advertising
photography: First place
2007" BFF Jahrbuch Award“: Silver
2010 Internationaler Kodak Fotokalenderpreis for "Was Wäre Wenn?"
2015 Gosee Award 2015  „Skin“ Publikums Award + Auszeichnung Merit
2016 Gosee Award 2016  „Nude“ Bronze + „Fashion“ Merit
2017 Gosse Award 2017 „Art“ Merit

Awards Fashion Film:


2011 LJFFF La Jolla Fashion Film Festival (USA) Award "Most CreativeConcept" for PRECIOUS
2012 ASVOFF  A Shaded View Of Fashion Film (France)  Award "Best Art Direction" for HORS D'OEUVRE
2013 BFFF Berlin Fashion Film Festival (Germany) Award " Best Fashion Film 2013"  for ODDITORY
2013 MFFF Madrid Fashion Film Festival (Spain) Award " Best Fashion Film International 2013"  for HORS D'OEUVRE
2013 MFFF Madrid Fashion Film Festival  (Spain) Award " Best Art Direction 2013" for HORS D'OEUVRE
2014 ASVOFF  A Shaded View Of Fashion Film ( France) Award "Best Art Direction" for THE JOURNEY
2015 MIAFF Miami Fashion Film Festival 2015 Award for  „Best Film“ Audience Award 2015,  „Best 
Cinematography“ and „Best Hair“  for THE JOURNEY
2017 BAIFF Buenos Aires International Fashion Film Festival Award „Major Make Up & Hair“ for BELLO
2017 Fashion Film Festival RD (Domenican Republic) Award „Honorable Mention International“ for BELLO
2017 International Fashion Film Festival Brussels  Award „Best Actress“ for BELLO
2017 Cinemoi Award 2017 Hollywood / USA. Award „Best Director“ and „Outstanding Performance in a Comedy“ for BELLO
2017 MIAFF Fashion Film Festival Miami / USA.   Award  „ Best Short“  „Best Director“   „Best Lead Female“
for BELLO



Nominations and Selections Fashion Film:

2012 IShorts Festival (Praha) PRECIOUS
2013 Festival Internation Des Tres Courts (France) Selection PRECIOUS
2013 Festival International Des Tres Courts (France) Selection HORSD'OEUVRE
2013  Fashion Film Day Istanbul Selection HORSD'OEUVRE
2013  New York Fashion Film Festival Selection  HORSD'OEUVRE
2013  Mode Biennale Arnhem Selection HORS D'OEUVRE
2013 Fahion Workshop Athens (curated by Filep Motwary" Selection HORSD'OEUVRE
2013 Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia Selection HORSD'OEUVRE
2013 Madrid Fashion Film Festival SelectionPRECIOUS
2013 Madrid Fashion Film Festival SelectionODDITORY
2013 International Fashion Film Awards (USA) Nomination"Best Creative Concept", "Best Hair", "BestFashion"  for ODDITORY
2014 New York Fashion Film Festival Selection  ODDITORY
2014 TMagazin (New YorkTimes) Selection HORS D'OEUVRE
2014 MovingSilence Freilichtbühne Weissensee Selection HORS D'OEUVRE
2014 Fashion Film Festival Lodz (Fashionweek Poland) Selection HORSD'OEUVRE
2014 Fashion Film Festival Lodz (Fashionweek Poland)Selection ODDITORY
2014 Fashion Film Festival San SebastianSelection HORS D'OEUVRE
2014 Fashion Film Festival San SebastianSelection ODDITORY
2014 Runaway Cinema Gibraltar Selection HORSD'OEUVRE
2014 ASVOFF Award  "Best Art Direction"„THE JOURNEY“
2015 Short Shorts Film Festival Asia Selection  HORS D'OEUVRE
2015 Short Shorts Film Festival Asia Selection ODDITORY
2015 BerlinFashion Film Festival  Nomination " Best Idea" and"Best Use Of Fashion" for THE JOURNEY
2015 Milano Fashion Film Festival  Selection
2015 Miami Fashion film Festival No.3
Award 2015 "BestFashion Film Audience Award Nomination
Award 2015 "BestCinematography"
Award 2015 "Best Hair"
2015 Selection ASFF 2015 „The Journey“ and „HORS D'OEUVRE“
2015 Selection Istanbul Fashion Film Festival „THE JOURNEY“
2015 Selection SantiagoFashion film Festival „THE JOURNEY“
2015 Selection Disconnect Festival Toronto „THE JOURNEY“
2017 Selection ASVOFF 9  BELLO
2017 Selection Chicago Fashion Film Festiva  BELLO
2017 Selection Fashionclash Festival Maastricht   BELLO
2017 Selection MIAFF Miami Fashion Film Festival MIAFF BELLO
2017 Nomination „Best Fashion Film“ and „Best Hair“ Bokeh OutAfrican Fashion Film Festival  BELLO 
2017 Nomination Cinema Festival   USA.    „Best FashionFilm“  / „Best Styling“ / „Best Make up“   
2017 Nomination  CANIFF Canada  „Best Fashion Film“
2017 Nomination MIAFF Miami Fashion Film Festival „Best Film“ / "BestShort" / "Best Director" / "Best Creative 
Concept" / "Best Music" / "Best Fashion" / "Best Styling" / "Best Costume Design" / "Best Makeup" / "Best Lead Male" 
"Best Lead Female"


Lecture:

2007 BFF Kongress Berlin 
2008 Bauhaus Akademie Weimar    Vortrag und Workshop"Modefotografie & Inszenierung"
2010 Forum für Fotografie Frankfurt  Sommerakademie  Workshop
2010 Museum für angewandte Kunst Frankfurt Vortrag " The AmorousAdventures Of Mr. Cheese"
2012 Hochschule Rhein Main Fachbereich Design Vortrag "Modefotografie"
2013 FH Dortmund Vortrag "Fotografie und Fashion Film"
2014 Uni Stuttgart Fachbereich Architektur Vortrag "Fotografie und Fashion Film"
2017 Lazi Akademie Esslingen " Fotografie und Fashion Film"



Lectureship:

2010 Fachhochschule Darmstadt Sommersemester " Inszenierte Modefotografie"