Creative Producer, Script Consultant, Sales Agent and Author for int. co-productions, feature films and novel-to-film adaptations
Suzanne is an international script consultant, lecturer, sales agent and bookscout.
In 1993 she started her career working in TV and Film as Assistant to the executive producer and Production Assistant for production companies such as UFA, ndF and TeamWorx. In 1996, she was awarded with a Scholarship by the Film Board Berlin-Brandenburg as Dramaturgical Assistant at the „Step by Step“ program of the Master School Drehbuch. From then on, she became Assistant Director for films, such as „Drei Chinesen mit dem Kontrabass“ by Klaus Krämer, the historical ZDF mini-series „Sturmzeit“ by Bernd Böhlich, or the RTL series „Puma“.
Since 1999 Suzanne has worked as a freelance Reader, Script Advisor, and Book Scout for TV channels, Film Funds, Distributors and Production companies, such as: Road Movies, German Columbia Pictures, Boje Buck & Delphi, Sat1. From 2003 to 2008, Suzanne applied her expertise as Script Advisor, Book Scout and Author working in the development department of ndF Berlin.
Suzanne developed her pedagogical skills as a Tutor at Film School Hamburg-Berlin (2007-2008) whilst being Member of the Jury. She went on working as Lecturer for Script Development at the Film Acting School Berlin (2008-2011), and has since participated as lecturer in many panels and workshops.
In parallel, she analyses submitted projects as a script expert for several European Film Funds (since 2008), ProSiebenSat1 and Degeto.
In 2009 she founded the BuchScout Agency which specializes in novel-to-film adaptations as well as international script consultancy, developing sophisticated European TV and cinematic features. In 2018 she founded the SerienScout Agency which develops and sells serial content.
Suzanne is a member of the German Association of Script Consultancy (VeDRA) and is the attached script consultant to EWA ´s Female Scriptwriter Residency in Berlin.
(Fluent in German, English, French)
Book Scout and Researcher
The BuchScout Agency and SerienScout Agency cooperates with professional dramatic advisors for the Association of German Cinema and TV Consultancy (VeDRA e.V.):
Katrin Merkel, Kyra Scheuer, Angela Heuser, Marcus Patrick Rehberg, Frauke Schmickl, Vera Richter, Alex Heneka
Translators and polishers the BuchScout Agency works together with are:
Mark David Hatwood, Coraline Grandin, Guilvic Le Cam, Ian Burley, and Steven Trop