Director and screenwriter, Marie Amachoukeli, trained at La Fémis. She wrote and directed Forbach, Grand Prize at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, It’s Free for Girls, César Award for Best short film and competed at the 48th edition of La Semaine de la Critique, Demolition Party, with Claire Burger. In 2014, she made her feature film debut with Party Girl in collaboration with Samuel Theis and Claire Burger. The film won the Caméra d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and several awards at film festivals around the world. In 2016, she finished I Want Pluto to Be a Planet Again, an animation film made with Vladimir Mavounia-Kouka, which competed at the 2018 César Awards. In 2020, she wrote the script for Franco Lolli’s Litigante, which opened the 2019 edition of La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes. The same year, she finished Hypno, an installation artwork devised for the Paris Opéra’s Troisième Scène virtual stage, along with Flavien Berger. As a consultant, she’s worked with Clément Cogitore, Julia Ducournau, Guillaume Gouix and takes part in various international screenwriting workshops, such as Next Step and the Atlas Workshops.