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Lisa Brunke is a German screenwriter and storyteller. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and has studied screenwriting at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg and the Baltic Film and Media School. She has written several successful and award-winning short films, earning her a nomination for the German Short Film Prize in 2022. Brunke is currently working on her debut feature film.
D.F.W. “Will” Buckingham is an American writer living in Berlin. Will graduated from NYU-Tisch School of the Arts Asia in Singapore with an MFA in Dramatic Writing. He worked as a Hollywood assistant and script analyst before moving to Germany in 2019. He has written TV movies that have aired worldwide on the Lifetime Channel, Hallmark, Amazon Prime, SkyTV, TF1, M6, Antena3, and more.. Will is currently focused on developing original TV and film projects in Europe. He was a participant in Serial Eyes, Europe’s premier. Following this, he was invited to join the Dark Ways Development Camp, developing new series concepts with Jantje Friese of 1899 and DARK.
Dounia Diop is a writer and director based in Paris. Trained on films sets, she has been working between Paris and Dakar for over 10 years on short films, music videos, documentaries, series and feature films. She also gives writing workshops in elementary school resulting in the writing of plays.
Agathe graduated with a BA in Literature and Arts from Paris Diderot and Melbourne Universities. She then moved to London and gained experience acting in short films and a feature. After being involved in the film’s pre-production and production, she enrolled in a Film and Television MA in Madrid and worked in the art department on Cable Girls. Agathe is currently developing film and tv projects in different genres, such as historical fiction and thriller, both in French and English.
Juliette FOURNIEZ MOTTA
Juliette Fourniez-Motta started her career in film international sales in London and Los Angeles. Now Paris-based, she is a full-time screenwriter for film and TV, both in French and English. She likes to explore new worlds and give a voice to strong female characters.She works both as a creator of original shows and as a staff writer for other shows.In 2022, she was selected to take part of the CEEA’s “Atelier Série” and the Groupe Ouest x ARTE Residency. The same year, she was also a finalist of the Jean- Luc Lagardère Foundation’s TV Screenwriter Grant.
Kevin grew up in Bondy, from the Paris that you don’t see on TV. After writing and directing two shorts and a VR experimental documentary, he is now writing his first feature film along with HYPEBEAST, a show about the underworld of the resell of hyped sneakers. His films have been selected in festivals and broadcasted on Canal Plus and Arte. He is endorsed by several talents programs such as La Résidence de la Fémis, FORTE, Magnetic Bordeaux, Kourtrajmé School, La Cité Européenne des Scénaristes and now Talent Unlimited.