Samantha Brockhausen Herrmann
Born in São Paulo, Samantha moved to London to pursue a career in cinema. Her early works in Brazil include a script collaboration with Uruguayan feature director, Mauro Baptista, and with the script-writing team on Fernando Meirelles’s ‘City of Men’. In London, Samantha has been involved in experimental and mainstream documentaries and dramas, including Phyllida Lloyd’s ‘The Iron Lady’, Kevin Macdonald’s ‘Life in a Day‘ and ‘Marley‘ and Stephen Frear’s ‘Lay the Favourite’. She has also worked on TV pieces such as BBC3‘s TV series ‘Some Girls’ and Sky Art’s drama ‘Walking the dogs’. Her collaboration with Italian Artist Valentina Lari resulted in the experimental film ‘The Deformity of Beauty’, shot at ‘The Mütter Museum’ (Philadelphia, USA) and awarded best experimental short film at the Amsterdam Film Festival. Graduated in Journalism with post graduation in Semiotics and MA in Film and TV Theory, Samantha’s present interests include scriptwriting, editing, postmodernism, pshychoanalitic film theory and femininity in cinema. Her approach to teaching is one that aims the full development of the student: improvement of the critical thinking, encouragement of the creative potential, and conceptual learning through practical experience.
Length: 1 Year Full Time or 2 Years Part Time
Based: London or Online