Based in Berlin, Françoise von Roy works internationally as a script consultant. Apart from consulting on scripts and films, she regularly assesses for and advises industry initiatives, such as RE-ACT, (a training initiative set up by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Friuli Venezia Giulia Audiovisual Fund and the Slovenian Film Centre) and BOOST NL (set up by Holland Film Meetings and Cinemart). Françoise frequently consultants on projects selected to receive support from the German Ministry of Culture and Media (BKM). In 2017, she was a guest lecturer in Screenwriting for the M.A. programme at Malta University and currently supports students working on their graduation films at the ifs International Film School in Cologne.
Together with Franz Rodenkirchen she holds the bimonthly script development workshop Script Circle for writers and filmmakers and the intensive workshop Six Days of Practice for producers, development executives and others involved in script development. Françoise has worked in the film and television industry since the late 1990’s, in various fields of production and development from location and production manager to creative producer and head of development. From 2008 to 2014 she was artistic director for Cinema Total, a yearly event held during the Berlin International Film Festival, presenting films and filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe and promoting co-operation in the region.
Françoise holds a BA in Film and Philosophy and an MA in Media Production from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK.
Françoise also works with visual artists developing longer pieces and/or works for gallery and cinema.