(Miss) Yael Brunnert

Curriculum Vitae

Yael has completed her MA in Serial Storytelling at the international film school in Cologne where she developed the TV show Saving Sara. Currently, Yael is studying at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg developing TV series, screenplays and working on a novel entitled Better Late Than Never, which she will also transform into a screenplay. Yael´s last studies were at Bath Spa University (MA Scriptwriting). She did her first MA at the University of Bristol (MA Performance Research), where she wrote a play for her dissertation.

At university, Yael wrote and directed a play entitled A Moment of Beauty, which was well received. Since then she has written various theatre plays and screenplays during her studies and for competitions.

Yael also gained experience as a director´s assistant during her many placements at different theatres in Germany (Theater Osnabrück, Schauspiel Bonn, Berliner Ensemble, Thalia Theater Hamburg and Schauspielhaus Hamburg). Furthermore, she did a three month placement at ProSiebenSat.1 in Berlin where she gained an insight into different areas of television (production and postproduction).

Her scripts (a selection):

A Long Way Up (screenplay)

Long Lost (screenplay)

Neo (spec script for Better Call Saul)

New Adventures (spec for Modern Family)

Saving Sara (pilot episode)

A Moment of Beauty (play)

Stuck on Cake (play)

Two Men of Importance (play)

Home (play, published on Off the Wall Plays)


Dilemma (short film, script and directing)

Reaching Out (short film, script und script continuity)

Bauch Beine Flo (pilot episode, in production)

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