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Manuela Piemonte

Screenwriter, writer, copy editor

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationItaly
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  • ProfessionsScreenwriter - Content Developer - Narrative Copywriter

About me

Manuela is an Italian scriptwriter, writer and playwright writing in Italian, English and Spanish. After a degree in Hispanoamerican Literature at the Sapienza University of Rome and a diploma in Screenwriting at the Milano Civica Cinema School, she trained in workshops at the Locarno Film Festival, Trentino Film Commission, TorinoFilmLab and Kino-Scuola Holden. In 2016 her web series #FREEDOM has been shortlisted at Premio Solinas, the most important screenwriting competition in Italy. She is a Biennale College Theatre Alumna. Manuela gained wide experience in publishing, working as a translator and copyeditor. She has written the script-to-book adaptation of many popular animation movies and cartoons. Her first novel "Garden" was published in Italy (Mondadori, 2013) and Spain (Anaya, 2014) under the pseudonym Emma Romero. She is currently involved in the development of a feature film and two short movies on commission.

Skills

  • Copywriting; Concept; Storytelling
  • Adaptations Novel/stage to Screenplays
  • Screenwriting for Film
  • Screenwriting for TV
  • Copyediting
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Engaging Creative Writing and Copywriting Abilities
  • Playwriting
  • Story Editing

Work history

Currently

Screenwriter

Various companies

Jan 2013
  • Italy
  • Freelance
  • After a degree in Screenwriting at the Milano Civica Cinema School, Manuela started freelancing in the film/TV entertainment industry, gaining experience in content development as a screenwriter, script editor and script reader. Most recent works: 2017 – #GOLDFISH (Drama Web Series) Script Reader, Content Development Consultant, Script Consultant Produced by 102 Distribution and Discovery Channel 2017 – Red Box (TV Series in development) Author, Scriptwriter, Head Writer Produced by Propaganda Italia 2017 – Paradise Lost (Feature Fiction, script in development) Optioned by Nukleus Film 2016 – Out of the Blue (Short Fiction) Content Development Consultant, Screenwriter, Production Assistant Produced by OffiCine

2017

Script Editor

102 Distribution

Oct 2016 - Mar 2017
  • Freelance
  • After a degree in Screenwriting at the Milano Civica Cinema School, Manuela started freelancing in the film/TV entertainment industry, gaining experience in content development as a screenwriter, script editor and script reader. Most recent works: 2017 – #GOLDFISH (Drama Web Series) Script Consultant Produced by 102 Distribution and Discovery Channel

2017

Script Reader

102 Distribution

Oct 2016 - Mar 2017
  • Italy
  • Freelance
  • Reading and evaluating submissions of scripts, tv series and other projects.

2013

Editorial Assistant

Arnoldo Mondadori Editore

Sep 2008 - Sep 2013
  • Full Time
  • Key responsibilities included: proofreading, editing of novels and translations, book pagination.

Education

2014

Sep 2013 - Sep 2014

2005

BA in Hispano American Literature

Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza

Sep 2000 - Jul 2005
  • Italy
  • Final essay about the role of the reader in the minor works of Julio Cortázar. 110/110 with honors.