Current

2019-2021

Scriptwriter (all 10 episodes) of The Story of the Netherlands, a docudrama series about seven thousand years of Dutch history produced by Tuvalu Media and Pupkin Film for NTR.

2018

Adaptation & direction (in English) of the opera’s Bastien and Bastienne (Mozart) and the Coffee Cantata (Bach) in Cardiff and at festivals in Leytonstone, Brighton and Frome.

2017

Adaptation & direction (in English) of La Zingaretta, an adaptation of the opera by Leonardo Leo, performed in Cardiff (Wales) and at festivals in Leytonstone, Buxton and Frome.

Two lectures (in Russian) about drama in games and documentaries on December 5th in the Dostoevski Library in Moscow and on November 28th to fourth year students of the Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK).

2015-2017

Dramaturg (8 episodes) and author (in German) of Kids of Courage, an eight-episode docudrama for youth by Looks Film & TV (Berlijn/Leipzig) for SWR and BBC/MG Alba. Recipient of the Prix Jeunesse International, Golden Sparrow, White Elephant, German Audio Film Award and Taiwan Children’s Film Award. Nominated for a Grimme Award, Japan Prize, Rockie Award and International Emmy.

Clients

Kids of Courage

The script is outstanding!!! Excellent!!!

Dr. Maya Götz

(Central Institute for Youth and Educational Television)

Awards & Nominations

Kids of Courage

Astonishing, with what simple means the creators put empathy and goodness at the centre.

Oliver Käver

(The Mirror)

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