Director and Writer

MURIEL D'ANSEMBOURG lived in New York and Amsterdam before settling in London. She studied Screenwriting in The Netherlands and graduated with distinction for a Masters in Directing in the UK at the London Film School. The short films she wrote and directed during her studies won 26 awards and have been screened at over 200 film festivals world-wide.

Her graduation film GOOD NIGHT was nominated for Best Short Film at the 2013 British Academy Film Awards and received a theatrical release within the UK and Russia. Positive reviews and recognition for her work has come from the likes of The Guardian, The Observer, Little White Lies and Time Out. MovieScope and Creative Skillset marked Muriel as 'One To Watch'.

GOOD NIGHT picked up several awards including a Jury Award at the Palm Springs Short Film Festival, Best Director at the ECU – European Independent Film Festival, the Golden Egg Award at the Reykjavik International Film Festival and the Aust-Agder Award at the Norwegian Short Film Festival. Her previous film, PLAY, received a string of awards and was Officially Selected for numerous international film festivals.

Muriel was selected for the prestigious Binger Writers and Creative producers Lab 2014 and is currently developing her first feature film 'Truly Naked' whilst continuing to write and direct short films.

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