Finalists for the EWA´s Scriptwriter Residency Programme in Berlin

It will be my pleasure to work with one of the three finalists for the Scriptwriter Residency Programme in Berlin by the European Women´s Audiovisual Network (EWA).

„Sugarcane Flower“ written by Murielle Thierrin and Fabrice Pierre

An amazing love story

Logline: When a young single mother’s fight for emancipation gives birth to a jazz musical masterpiece. A period drama that takes place in 1928 in Barbados.

Screenwriter and producer, Murielle Thierrin studied management and finance in Paris, then scriptwriting at the University of California (UCLA).Back in France, she created her own production company, ALDABRA Films.

„Bat & the Kid“ written by Claire Leona

A funny and speedy comedy

Logline: Famous film director, Bat, and her fifteen year old lead actor’s relationship falls prey to vicious social media rumours and places her life, her husband and friends in emotional turmoil.

Claire Leona Apps‘ mother is Canadian and her father is English, however she was raised in Hong Kong and Indonesia. She relocated to Britain, where she graduated in Pure Mathematics at Imperial College before completing an MA at the London Film School, graduating as a director.

„Four Hands“ written by Laetitia Mikles

An inspiring biopic

Logline: Helen (20) has a dream. She wants to go to university, get a diploma, become a writer and defend her political ideas. But Helen is blind. And deaf.

Laetitia Mikles is a director, a scriptwriter and a film critic. After her studies in sociology and in documentary filmmaking, she shot documentaries of creation.