Tatjana Samopjan is a creative consultant, lecturer and coach specialising in development of TV series, films and documentaries. Tatjana has worked with ACE Producers, EAVE, Midpoint Institute, European TV Drama Series Lab, Flanders Audiovisual Fund, Gothenburg Film Festival, Entertainment Masterclass, Helsinki Script, The Netherlands Film Academy, ifs internationale filmschule köln, University of Television and Film Munich, Seriencamp and many others.
Previous experience includes roles as head of development at Palladium Fiction, a Stockholm-based production company, and story editor at Swedish Television (SVT Drama). As a member of several European advisory boards Tatjana is involved in financing new projects.
Tatjana’s original keynotes and lectures have been well-received all over Europe. They show unusual connections between life and drama. In recent years her explorations of contemplative traditions have informed and deepened her way of working with storytellers.