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Scarred Not Scared

This non-fiction short follows the journey of Michelle Elman (A.K.A MindsetForLifeLTD) a body confidence coach with a significant social media presence. Her online campaign 'Scarred Not Scared' stemmed from receiving 15 surgeries over her lifetime, including that from a brain tumour and a punctured intestine, yet the campaign has grown in popularity, with celebrities including Zooey Deschanel and George Takei taking notice. Having being featured in online articles including Buzzfeed, Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post, Seventeen, The Daily Mail and many many more, Michelle uses her incredible online presence to spread body positivity and to educate people on how to love their bodies.

  • Lauren Le-Hair
  • Lauren Le-Hair
  • Lauren Le-Hair
  • Michelle Elman
    Key Cast
  • Gabbie Woodhouse
    Camera Operators
  • Vicky Pagdin
    Camera Operators
  • Alice Hoult
    Sound Recordist
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Student
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 8, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    30 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
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    United Kingdom
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  • Evolve 17
    United Kingdom
    May 22, 2017
Director Biography - Lauren Le-Hair

Lauren Le-Hair is a Media (Film) Production student at Staffordshire University with a passion for directing and editing. She hopes to inspire and educate people with her films, whilst also entertaining audiences too.

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Director Statement

I hope that I have encouraged people with my film 'Scarred Not Scared' to embrace their bodies and to love themselves more - loving yourself is the greatest revolution.