Screenwriter Gabriella Apicella primarily writes stories about female characters
She is Co-Founder of UnderWire Festival, alongside Producer Gemma Mitchell. This short film festival recognises raw female filmmaking talent.
Over the past two years, her work as been made into short films, used for experimental theatre projects, and been commissioned for a sound art installation.
Gabriella is on the board of Euroscript, for whom she regularly teaches and produces script reports. Since September 2009 she has also worked as a Sessional Lecturer in Screenwriting at Birkbeck College, University of London. Past teaching assignments have included work with organisations as diverse as the Civil Service, and the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith.
A dedicated activist for equality and human rights, Gabriella also co-produced the short film "Hooray for Hollywood" and organised the premiere screening of it at Amnesty International Headquarters. This film aims to raise awareness about the industry surrounding images of child sexual abuse.
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