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Selena Schleh

Selena Schleh

Deputy Editor


Selena Schleh is the deputy editor of shots and, since joining in 2015, has travelled around the globe reporting on creative work, people and trends.

17th Jul 2019 Work
Ford's new campaign is powered by humans

Ford's new campaign is powered by humans

Isn't it time we stopped talking about horsepower, asks the cinematic spot from BBDO Buenos Aires.

16th Jul 2019 Work
JFK takes a shot at the Moon

JFK takes a shot at the Moon

Digitas Boston and UNIT9 mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing with an AR app and film spotlighting the president's visionary thinking.

16th Jul 2019 Work
Passion directors make a Big Impact for Honest Tea

Passion directors make a Big Impact for Honest Tea

Directed by Mark Waring and Anna Mantzaris, this handcrafted spot will make you feel all warm and fuzzy.

16th Jul 2019 Talent
YDA gold winner Josh Hayward paints a Still/Life portrait of Yangon

YDA gold winner Josh Hayward paints a Still/Life portrait of Yangon

The director spent weeks exploring the Burmese city, capturing its cultural renaissance through the eyes of a new generation of athletes, and the result is this award-winning short film.

15th Jul 2019 Work
Maurten is the Unofficial athletes' choice

Maurten is the Unofficial athletes' choice

Åkestam Holst stops athletes getting into hot water with their official sponsors by creating a completely unbranded range of sports nutrition products.

15th Jul 2019 Work
Humans are the new zombies in this gore-tastic promo

Humans are the new zombies in this gore-tastic promo

We're getting strong Tarantino vibes from Asking Alexandria's schlock-horror music video.

12th Jul 2019 Work
New Lottery campaign focuses on the good news givers

New Lottery campaign focuses on the good news givers

A real-life employee at Camelot’s contact centre is the star of this spot from adam&eveDDB.

12th Jul 2019 Talent
Dani Pearce on her YDA-winning short and the 'wild process' of directing

Dani Pearce on her YDA-winning short and the 'wild process' of directing

Sydney-based director Dani Pearce likes to explore narrative in unconventional, original ways and her experimental short film Backpedal, based on a poem by Olivia Gatwood, is a case in point. She chats to shots about wolf pack research, pushing boundaries and why winning gold at this year's YDA was a career-defining moment.

11th Jul 2019 Work
CHE Proximity has a gas with wacky Jemena campaign

CHE Proximity has a gas with wacky Jemena campaign

Melted dog owners and extendable arms feature in this weird and wonderful trio of spots.

11th Jul 2019 Work
Bunged up? Herb Med could get things moving

Bunged up? Herb Med could get things moving

Timing is everything in JWT Beirut's comic campaign for a constipation remedy.

10th Jul 2019 Work
Short film shows us the consequences of putting our heads in the cloud

Short film shows us the consequences of putting our heads in the cloud

Eddy directors Kevin Roualland and Maxime Dupuy explore the dark side of transhumanism in this animated promo for Canblaster.

10th Jul 2019 Work
ICRC keeps missing relatives in the picture

ICRC keeps missing relatives in the picture

Photographs of those who've disappeared come to life and tell their stories in this emotional campaign out of Cheil Spain.

Selena Schleh is the deputy editor of shots. Since joining shots as features editor in 2015, she has travelled around the globe reporting on creative work, people and trends in territories as diverse as China, South Africa and the US Midwest.   

As well as overseeing shots’ annual young talent initiative, Rising Stars, she regularly serves on awards juries including the Young Director Award, D&AD and the shots Awards, and has chaired panels at Ciclope and the Berlin Fashion Film Festival.

Prior to joining the world of advertising, Selena specialised in fashion journalism and contributed to publications including Time Out, The Telegraph, Dazed & Confused and Harrods Magazine. She has never met Anna Wintour but she is the proud owner of a Chihuahua with its own Instagram account (@crappygoyard).  

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