Nora Mandray was born in Southern France and received a Fulbright scholarship to study producing and directing at UCLA film school. While in Los Angeles she worked as a creative producer with award-winning New York and L.A.-based commercial production companies. Prior to coming to the U.S., Nora studied at the Institute of Political Science in Paris and also worked for the Cannes Film Festival.
Today Nora is passionate about impacting change through documentary and uses journalism as another tool of raising awareness. She's currently directing on a year-long documentary about the changing landscape of Detroit. She lives in Woodbridge and blogs about her Detroit experience at: www.detroitjetaime.com.