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Filmmaker, author

MPS Film Directing


PhD, Freie Universität Berlin

Professional experience includes

Former president, The Federation of Screenwriters in Europe

Films projects include

The Rainbow Experiment, The Commissioner, 42 Seconds of Happiness, Paris is in Harlem

Television projects include

Danni Lowinski, Edel & Starck

Film festivals include

Berlin International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Moscow International Film Festival, Slamdance, Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival, Ashland Independent Film Festival, Thessaloniki International Film Festival

Publications include

Creative Screenwriting: Understanding Emotional Structure; Inside the Writers’ Room: Conversations with American TV Writers

Awards and honors include

Audience Award, Harlem International Film Festival; Best Alternative Feature, Garden State International Film Festival; Indie Spirit Award; Best American Film, Jaipur International Film Festival; Best Feature Narrative, Women Texas Film Festival