Marina Bendocchi Alves (*1989), originally from Brazil, completed her Master’s in Serial Storytelling at the ifs international film school in Cologne and is specialized in writing serialized content, in German, English, and Portuguese.

In 2018, Marina developed a drama series about the first great woman in history, female pharaoh Hatshepsut, with producer Uwe Kersken (ZDF Enterprises: G5 fiction). She gained experience as a staff writer on the long-running German daily soap »Berlin – Tag & Nacht« writing 14 episodes for its 8th season and is part of the Writers’ Room »Norderfall«, a Thriller Mini-Series in development with UFA Fiction.

Before focusing on screenwriting, Marina wrote and directed a socio-critical theatre play named »Shitty Shitty Plem Plem«, which was performed at the Pasinger Fabrik in Munich and is being distributed by Zuckerhut Theaterverlag since 2015.

Marina moreover worked in the film industry as Sound Editor in films such as »Wir waren Könige« (Best Narrative Feature - Austin Film Festival 2014, MFG Star - Baden Baden TV Film Festival 2014) and »Der Bunker« (Best Picture - Fantastic Fest 2015, Best Film - Palmares Mauvais Genre Festival 2015).