Born and raised in Berlin, Germany, Karynne Summars is a former international banking professional turned author, screenwriter, journalist, and producer.
She is a Senior Editor and Writer for The Hedonist Magazine, an international luxury and inspirational lifestyle publication operating out of New York. Her features and articles include entertainment and culture, interviews with celebrities and stories of success as well as luxury travel and philanthropy.
Her screenplays to date include the romantic thriller Desperate Pursuit in Venice, the espionage thriller Berlin Conspiracy, as well as an episodic TV series with a working title Private Wealth Management. Together with a co-writer, she has written the biopic screenplay, Ella and Marilyn.
Karynne lives mainly in New York with additional residences in Berlin and Marbella, Spain.
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Unique traits: Bilingual German/English / Corporate Finance Editor of luxury lifestyle magazine The Hedonist Magazine, Professional /Image, Branding, Personal Development, and Start-up Business Consultant
Desperate Pursuit in Venice Romance ⋄ Drama An ambitious private equity firm partner, who pursues the acquisition of a sought-after company, encounters love, passion, obsession and danger when the CEO of the target company becomes infatuated with her and spins out of control. ______________________________________________________________________
Berlin Conspiracy Historical ⋄ Drama A young West Berlin sightseeing tour guide is coerced into espionage by the Stasi in exchange for the promise to let her close relative leave to the West.
Private Wealth Management Crime ⋄ Drama PWM is a gripping female-centered character-driven crime drama binge-worthy television series set in New York in the male-dominated late 1980’s and early 1990’s international banking world. Inspired by true events from the writer’s 20-year banking career, it is enhanced with fiction for dramatic purposes.
Film by Producer: KeeranVaani Creations (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Executive Producer Zach Valavan narrowly survives a near fatal accident. After months in a coma he returns home to his wife, Olivia. Unable to sleep, he distracts himself by turning to social media where he meets a new friend, Amy. He soon experiences paranormal and strange happenings. Are these horrifying occurrences real or just the result of hallucinations?
Winner 2014/15 "50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading" presented by the Authors Show