Julia Grünewald – Script Editor, Head of the drama department of the BKM

Studied philosophy, German literature and theater direction in Hamburg. 18 years of theater practice. 2000 Editor at WDR Fernsehspiel and dramatic advisor for a 24-part series by Colonia Media. From 2002 to 2012 head of the screenwriting department of the BA course in film at the ifs Cologne as well as conception and implementation of the ifs author program for professional authors with genre workshops. Script Consultant for short and long films, seminars on dramaturgy and pitch training. Trained as a script editor at North by Northwest. 2011 Coordination of the international area of screenplay training ifs Cologne. Since 2013 working as a freelance script consultant. Head of the drama department of the BKM, editing of the applications and dramaturgical as well as industry-technical support of the projects. Preselection for the Strittmatter Prize since 2019. At the same time lecturer at the ifs Cologne (including short film, scene & dialogue, material development and culture of discussion for cooperation of all trades) guest lecturer and guest professor at the UdK Berlin. Mentor for final theses screenplay of the dffb and the ifs. Committee member at TV Festival Baden Baden as well as TP2 Leipzig and others