Elina Gakou-Gomba was born and raised in Paris. After digging into Modernist Literature and getting a Master’s degree out of it, she studied screenwriting in San Francisco (SFSU) and worked as a distributor of creative documentaries in Paris for Zeugma Films. Elina has co-written a short film (“Cliché Brûlé” by Maxence Voiseux, to premiere in 2015) and has worked in the development of an international series project with Pandora Film. She’s the recepient of the 2015 HEAR funding in Strasburg for a radio miniseries directed by sound artist Marine Angé. And Elina is currently developing an international series with Network Movie.
»Writing collaboratively during the MA »Serial Storytelling« confirmed that this is how I want to work. A great believer in the future of European series, my agenda is to draw bridges between mainstream and arthouse with challenging stories and innovative character-driven drama.«