Shari Mahrdt

Producer & Screenwriter

Shari is a Berlin-based screenwriter, producer and the co-founder of Unframed Productions where she currently develops the company’s slate of projects. She most recently co-developed Ich bin Sophie Scholl, an Instagram series for SWR/BR, co-produced by Sommerhaus Film Produktion, VICE and Unframed. She’s also the co-creator and currently co-developing Oval, a comedy drama series. She's also co-creating and co-writing the YA drama/fantasy series Lucid, in development with ZDF Enterprises. 

Shari is originally from Germany but grew up in Singapore, Sri Lanka and Malaysia.

Women+ Film Network Berlin

She founded the Women’s Film Network Berlin with Shannon Getty in 2017.  It's a local collective for women+ across all disciplines in film, television and digital media. The group (6,000+ members) hosts events and Clubhouse talks aimed to provide a space to inspire, inform and collaborate. The community's mission is to advocate equality and foster fresh content and dynamic new voices in the industry. 

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