Writer/actor/director/musician originally from Berlin, grew up and lived most of my life in the US. Have done stage work & film work as an actor. Played Melisa in 'Berlin Junction'. Write, compose and sing my own music with piano/vocals. Directed my first short film called 'Someone Understands' in 2017. Adapted my children's book 'Oggleswog the Dragon' into screenplay.
Name: Monique Amado
Lives in: Berlin, Germany
Occupation: Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Voice Actor, Voice Artist, Author, Dancer, Music Composer, Subtitler and Translator
Unique traits: Large, green-blue eyes. Speak both English & German fluently.
Film (short) by Monique Amado (Drama and Short) Screenwriter, Director Two elderly women face the loneliness and exclusion of a world that no longer values or needs them. They encounter one another and are given the chance to connect or stay disconnected.
Close to Joy
Film (short) (Drama and Short) Screenwriter A man who struggles with gender identity feels lost amidst the conflicting influences that try to persuade him of options in opposite directions. By seeing himself through the eyes of a gentle barista, he starts to see his inner beauty for the first time.
Princess & Paul
(Drama) Screenwriter A woman who is dying from a terminal illness must decide if she will tell her self-obsessed husband.
Oggleswog the Dragon
(Family and Fantasy) Screenwriter An isolated and wingless dragon is transformed through his friendship with a brave and compassionate young girl.
If It's a Boy
Film (short) by Berlin Film Folks (Drama and Short) Actor A middle aged couple who are about to have a baby must come to grips with the fact that the father may not be the "father."
Film by Ex Film Studio / Xavier Agudo (Drama and Romance) Actor Jos Bakker, a Dutch painter living in Berlin, is on a crossroads in his life. He needs to make a decision, either hold onto his freedom and his unattached way of life, or settle down and create a family with the woman he loves.
Hollywood Screenplay Contest - Finalist
Scriptapalooza Family Script Contest - Quarter Finalist
ScreenCraft Family Script Contest - Quarter Finalist
Los Angeles CineFest - Semi Finalist
Film Daily Screenwriting Contest - Semi Finalist
Berlin Flash Film Festival - Official Selection