Anna-Lena Theobald

Activity: screenwriter, producer, showrunner
Nationality: German
Lives in: Germany
Writing languages: German, English
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Romance, Thriller


Anna-Lena is a screenwriter and producer based in Berlin. After her MA degree in Philosophy she studied Producing at the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb). She has worked on feature films and TV productions from Germany, China, Canada and the US. In 2022 she graduated from Serial Eyes, Europe’s premier training program for TV writers and producers.

Currently Anna-Lena is developing her first TV show as a headwriter and showrunner, which is produced by Achtung Panda! and co-produced by SWR.

2016 DEUS EX MACCHINA, 14 min, DFFB; GERMANY (Producer/Co-writer, Director: Donald Houwer)

2017 P, 19 min, DFFB; Germany (Screenwriter/Producer; Director: Marcus Hanisch)

2018 THE TALE, HBO, 114 min, A LUMINOUS MIND PRODUCTIONS, UNTITLED ENTERTAINMENT, BLACKBIRD FILMS, ONE TWO FILMS; USA/ Germany (Postproduction Supervisor; Director: Jennifer Fox)

2019 Q, 30min, DFFB; Germany (Screenwriter; Director: Marcus Hanisch)

2019 TO LIVE TO SING, Fiction, 105 min, IMAGE X PRODUCTIONS; China (2nd Assistant Director, Director: Johnny Ma)

2021 EIN LEBEN LANG, TV-Movie/WDR, 90 min; FLARE FILM GMBH; Germany (Production Coordinator; Director: Till Endemann)

in Financing MANHUNT, Docu-Fiction, 90 mins, NOTABLE CONTENT; Canada (Executive Producer; Director: Wayne Wapeemukwa)

in Financing TAMIM (6×30’), Achtung Panda! Sur; Germany (Creator/Headwriter/Showrunner)

2012 Master of Arts in PHILOSOPHY, Munich School of Philosophy

2022 Diploma in PRODUCING, German Film- and Television Academy (DFFB)

2012 – 2013 Casting Editor, BERLIN TAG UND NACHT (Reality TV-Show/RTL 2), FILMPOOL ENTERTAINMENT GmbH , Berlin (Germany)

2016 – 2019 Sales Assistant, EUROPEAN FILM MARKET, Berlin (Germany)

2018 Stand-up Comedian, MORTIFIED LONDON (Live Comedy Show), London (United Kingdom)

2022 Jury President, Finále Plzeñ (International Jury for TV Production), Pilsen (Czech Republic)