Simone Polanen

Simone Polanen (@simonepolanen) is a filmmaker, writer, and podcast producer based in Brooklyn, NY.

Most recently, she worked at Gimlet Media, where she produced stories for StartUp, Reply All and The Nod.

She also makes dance films with frequent collaborator and dear friend, choreographer Jun Shepard. Their latest project, After The Dance, is currently in post-production.

Simone’s work tends to center around two core themes: womanhood and the human body. She draws strong inspiration from the films of Catherine Breillat, Céline Sciamma, Andrea Arnold, and Jane Campion.


Re:sound #271 Sister God

This hour, journeys of discovery, from personal identity to mathematical infinity.