Monique Amado

Monique Amado

Screenwriter, Actor
Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Voice Actor, Voice Artist, Author, Dancer, Music Composer, Subtitler, Translator and Musician

Berlin, Germany

Member Since:
February 2017
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About Monique

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.

Unique traits: Large, green-blue eyes. Speak both English & German fluently.

Loglines

  • Oggleswog the Dragon

    Oggleswog the Dragon Adventure Family Fantasy In a year of Green Roses, a brave and compassionate young girl encounters an abandoned and wingless dragon. The dragon is transformed due to a selfless act of courage by the girl which releases the magical power of the roses.

  • Someone Understands

    Someone Understands Independent Drama 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 choice to connect or stay disconnected.

Credits

  • Someone Understands

    Someone Understands (2017)
    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. In a brief encounter with one another, they are given the chance to connect or stay disconnected.

  • Close to Joy

    Close to Joy (2017)
    Film (short) (Drama and Short) Screenwriter A man who struggles with gender identity feels lost amidst cultural influences trying to persuade him of options in opposite directions. Through the eyes of a gentle barista, he starts to see and accept himself for the first time.

  • Princess & Paul

    Princess & Paul (2017)
    (Drama) Screenwriter A once successful musician lives hoping that her self-obsessed artist husband will change before she reveals to him her secret -- that her body is being ravaged by a fatal illness and she only has weeks to live.

  • Reginald

    Reginald (2017)
    (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Screenwriter A reclusive author suffering from writer’s block thinks he will go to his grave unmarried until he meets his new agent, a beautiful woman with a past who avoids relationships more than he does.

  • Oggleswog the Dragon

    Oggleswog the Dragon (2016)
    (Family and Fantasy) Screenwriter In a year of Green Roses, a brave and compassionate young girl encounters an abandoned and wingless dragon. The dragon is transformed due to a selfless act of courage by the girl which releases the magical power of the roses.

  • If It's a Boy

    If It's a Boy (2014)
    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."

  • Berlin Junction

    Berlin Junction (2013)
    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.

Awards

  • Coverfly Red List - Family Genre - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2018)

  • ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Contest - Semi Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • Scriptapalooza Family Screenplay Contest - Quarter Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • Los Angeles CineFest - Semi Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • Film Daily Screenwriting Contest - Semi Finalist - Close to Joy
    (2017)

  • Berlin Flash Film Festival - Official Selection - Someone Understands
    (2017)

  • Hollywood Screenplay Contest - Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2017)

  • ScreenCraft Family Screenplay Contest - Quarter Finalist - Oggleswog the Dragon
    (2016)

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