Barbara Jago - Screenwriter

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WHY SHOULD YOU LISTEN TO HER…? Because she's an award winning screenwriter who's got a credit list as long as your arm.  Working mainly in Germany, this is the lady to listen to about writing for the European market.

WHO SHE'S WORKED WITH...
Endemol, ZDF, Maran Films, Olga Films and countless others.



BIOGRAPHY

Barbara is an award-winning film and TV Scriptwriter with more than 25 produced film credits, working mainly in Germany.


Selected Credits:

Film: FOUR FOR VENICE, FLAME and THE POET

TV: KOMISSARIN LUKAS, BUSEN FREUNDE1-2 and BABY YOU'RE MINE


FULL CREDITS:

Produced Films:

2009 CAUGHT IN THE WEB 90 min movie. Antares Media Sat1

2009.
AFTERLIFE 90 min movie. Cinecentrum Hamburg Sat1

2008
CRAZY FOR YOU 90 min movie for Endemol / ZDF

2007
STORMS OVER AFRICA 90 min movie for Maran Films / ARD

2007
KATRINA 90 min movie for Studio Hamburg Sat1

2006
DREAMS OF HAPPINESS 90 min movie for Maran Films / ARD

2005
SAYONARA TOKYO 90 min movie for Crossing Pictures / Sat 1

2004
BABY YOU'RE MINE   90 min movie for Stream Films / Sat1 Winner of Audience award for best movie, German Film Festival.

2004.
KOMMISSARIN LUKAS II / III  Creator of Series and writer. Two 90 min movies  for Olga Films / ZDF

2003
KOMMISSARIN LUKAS ICreator of series and writer 90 min movie for Olga Film / ZDF:

2003
SANTA - OVERBOARD  90 min movie  for  Film line / Sat 1

2002
ZWEI AFFAEREN UND EIN HOCKZEIT 90 min movie  for Zeitsprung / ZDF:

2001
THE POET  A theatrical release feature film rewrite for Film Line, Germany: Starring Dougray Scott: Directed by Paul Hill

2000
TWO WEEKS IN PARADISE 90 min movie. Allmedia Films

1998
RENDEZVOUS MIT DEM TEUFEL 90 min film thriller for Olga / Pro Sieben:

1998.
FLOWERS FOR THE BRIDE 90 min film for Visuelle / Pro Sieben, Germany

1997
BUSEN FREUNDE II A 90-minute comedy black film for Pro Sieben / Olga winner of Best Screenplay, Bayerische Fernsehnpreis 1999

1996
FOUR FOR VENICE (2 MÄNNER, 2 FRAUEN, 4 PROBLEME)Co-writer for 90‑minute comedy film for Olga Films / Pro 7: Cinema premiere: 3 March 1998: Director: Vivian Naefe: Starring Aglaia Szyszkowitz: Released in London: December 1998 in German Film Festival. Released in Spain and U.S.A.

1995
90 minute TV film adaptation of Maeve Haran's SCENES FROM THE SEX WAR for Pro 7.

1995
BUSEN FREUNDE. A 90 minute comedy film for Olga Films / Pro 7, Germany: Director: Thomas Berger:  Produced 1996: Nominated for 1997 Telestar Award

1993
FLAME Co.Writer. Feature film screenplay for Zimmedia, Zimbabwe: Produced


AWARDS:

Milan African Film Festival. Winner Premio De Publico and BEST FILM.

International Women’s Festival Turenne. Jury Award for Best Film.

Journees De Cinamatographe De Carthage Tunis. Winner of Best Film and special jury prize.

The Annony Int. Film Festival France Winner Grand Prix-Best film

Human Rights Watch. Winner of Nestor Alamendros Prize.

1992 GREEN HENRY Co-writer: Feature: Condor Productions, Switzerland: Presented at Cannes Film Festival: May 1993

1989 FARENDJ Co-writer: Feature film script for River Films, France:  Prize-winner at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival.


IN DEVELOPMENT:

FOOD FOR THOUGHT / Maran Films GmbH
THE KID / Maran Films Gmbh
TWO MAMMAS ONE KID / Antares Media GmbH
MURDER MAIL / Dor Film
WALTHER / Maran Films GmbH