Bianca Poletti is an Argentine director born in San Diego, California. She is based out of Los Angeles where she graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Film Studies.
As a narrative director, Bianca utilizes her passion for dance, movement, and coming-of-age stories to explore the many different facets of the human psyche. Her films exist in dreamlike worlds full of ethereal lighting, color, and youthful Gen Z imagery. She brings her love of character-driven stories, fashion, and architecture to her work, always implementing pieces of the story into her vivid production design. She casts with an emphasis on personality and chemistry, choosing to work with people who effortlessly add depth to story and dialogue through their unique point of view.
Bianca has directed music videos, commercials, and short films, with her first feature being an anthology produced by James Franco. Her work has been featured in numerous publications including Directors Library, Shots Creative, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter, Nylon magazine, LLB, Shoot Online, Ad Age, Girl Gaze, and Vimeo Staff Pick. Her film, RADICAL HONESTY premiered in 2022 at SXSW film festival and got a Vimeo Staff Pick online premiere as well as winning a GOLD at CICLOPE 2022. Her latest film I AM WHOLE premiered with Directors Library, Short of The Week, Film Shortage, Curation Hour, and the Hammer Museum’s FLUX SERIES in 2023.
With a background in fashion photography, she has shot for an extensive list of high-profile clients including Sacha Baron Cohen, Sean Penn, and Zoe Saldana, and was recently published in Marie Claire. Her photography lends itself to her directorial work, allowing her to create visually striking projects that are playful with a strong point of view.