Participant profile: Elizabeth Verry

We jet over to France this morning to discover more about screenwriter Elizabeth Verry.

Elizabeth Verry

Elizabeth Verry

Elizabeth graduated from the Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris where she studied cinema research, and has been a scriptwriter for film and television for over 15 years.

Some of the most well-known series she has written for include the television series for young people, Seconde B (France 2), the thriller Retour de Flamme (M6), and the animation series (Les Enigmes de Providence and Viva Carthago). She is also a script consultant for feature films.

Elizabeth regularly holds training seminars on scriptwriting, teaches screenwriting at the Institute of Image and Sound (3IS) and for the Euromed programme, and offers script analysis on the website Cineuropa.org for feature films.

From 2003 to 2005 Elizabeth was president of the Federation of Scriptwriters in Europe (FSE), and organised the first International Meeting of European Scriptwriters in Strasbourg in 2004, as well as the European script markets held in Strasbourg in 2004 and in Cannes in 2005.

She believes strongly in standing up for the rights of professional writers, and defending cultural diversity.

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