Department of German and Centre for Film and Screen
Daniella DeVinter is a writer and filmmaker based in Cambridge.
She took her bachelor’s at Oxford, graduating in German with two Gibbs Prizes for the highest degree in the languages faculty (prelims and finals) and winning the Worcester Society Arts Prize for the best results in arts subjects. She stayed on at Oxford for her master’s, getting a Distinction in Comparative Literature and Critical Translation. Her doctoral thesis is a critical biography of the provocative German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder.
Daniella writes screenplays for television (mostly crime dramas and mysteries), and is currently in post-production on her third film. She has sat on directors’ juries of UK film festivals, and worked as a journalist in Munich.