Born in Paris in 1972, Sandra Paugam has been involved in the making of a plethora documentaries on art and culture, working primarily as an assistant director. She has honed her skills considerably since 1996, putting together some 50 documentaries.
In 2009, Sandra began directing her own films. She has made several art films in partnership with the Orsay Museum and RMN, including her recent Cocottes et courtisanes, which earned her the award for Best TV Documentary at FIFA 2016 in Montreal.
Her films include Degas et le corps mis à nu, as well as an up-close look at the history of the Grand Palais, and a portrait of Paul Durand-Ruel, the art dealer who put the impressionists on the map.