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Manuela Piemonte

Manuela Piemonte




AdaptLab Participant 2015


Manuela is an Italian scriptwriter, writer and playwright writing in Italian, English and Spanish. She also works as a script consultant and story editor.

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 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 TV series.