Helena Hofmann

Activity: Writer / Producer
Nationality: German
Lives in: Berlin, Germany
Writing languages: German, English
Genres: Comedy, Heist, Dramedy




Helena Hofmann is an award-winning writer/producer based in Berlin with more than 10 years production and development experience in Germany, London (FilmWave) and Los Angeles (Echo Lake Entertainment).

She graduated from Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2018 with a master’s in drama series producing and development, and was selected for the UCLA Extension Hollywood Workshop and the Keith Cunningham DAI Heidelberg Writers’ Room Workshop. In 2019 her project MIDNIGHT CIRCUS (with Co-Writer Gabriel Borgetto) was selected for the IDM Racconti #8 Writerslab. In 2020 she was part of Frank Spotnitz’s Showrunner fellowship SERIAL EYES at DFFB.

Since 2018, Helena has been working as a freelance writer and producer for several production companies, including X Filme, RatPackFilm, UFA Fiction and Studio Hamburg. She worked with national and international showrunners such as Ralf Husmann (Stromberg, Merz gegen Merz, Frau Jordan stellt gleich), Frank Spotnitz (XFiles, Man in the High Castle, Medici) and Dean Georgaris (Gladiator, Life of Pi).

Helena is a Co-founder of the writing initiative EINFACH SCHREIBEN and taught series writing as a Co-Mentor for Akademie der Kindermedien 2021.In 2022 she launched the production label ANTHILL ROAD PRODUCTIONS.

2021 / Mirella Schulze Rettet Die Welt TVNOW/ Episode Writer sitcom
2020 / Wild Republic Telekom Magenta / Writers’ room Adventure YA Series
2020 / SCHON TAUSEND MAL BERÜHRT/ ARD / Writer & Idea TV feature
2020 / Heldt – Die Träume der Anderen ZDF / Episode Writer with Peter Furrer & Andrej Sorin Crime Series
2018 / Zum Goldenen Lama / Showrunner & Creator with Peter Furrer & Andrej Sorin Live Sitcom
2015 / THE FANTASTIC LOVE OF BEEBOY & FLOWERGIRL / Producer / Short (among others selected for Tiff 2015)

2011-2018 Diploma Producing / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg / Ludwigsburg
2015 UCLA Extension Hollywood Workshop / Los Angeles
2019 – 2020 IDM Racconti Script Lab #8
2020-2021 Serial Eyes
2021-2022 Brandbuilder Brand DNA 12 month Curriculum

2012 / NICKELODEON Berlin / Intern Production Coordinator On Air
2015 / Wildgaze / Development Intern / London
2015/ FilmWave / Development Intern / London
2016 / Echo Lake Entertainment / Development Intern / Los Angeles
2017 / FilmWave / Junior Produktion Executive & Exec. Assistant / London