Lâle Teoman

Lâle Teoman was the NSW recipient of the SBS Emerging Writers’ Incubator, 2021, placed with Goalpost Pictures for 12 months. Lâle worked across the Goalpost development slate including 5 weeks on location in the script department on Stan’s mystery series Black Snow. Lâle was a contributing writer on one of Goalpost’s productions in development with NITV.  Lâle now has her own original comedy series optioned in 2023. 

Lâle won the 2019 Australian Writers’ Guild Monte Miller Award for her pilot script The Black Tulip and was inducted into the Australian Writers’ Guild Pathways featured writers. She drafted all six online episodes of The Black Tulip series funded by Scripted Ink. The pilot also won Best Short Script at Florence Film Awards, 2019. Lâle’s script Blue Mountain won Best Sci-Fi Screenplay in Los Angeles Film Awards, 2018, and Best Short Screenplay in Red Carpet Film Awards NYC, 2018. The script was also in the official selection of Rome Prisma Awards, 2018, and the semi-finals of the Los Angeles Cinefest, 2019.   

Lâle was sponsored by Scripted Ink to work at Studiocanal Australia, writing coverage for the European Film Market, 2021. She has received script mentorship over the years from writers and producers such as Rachel Ward, Catherine Smyth-McMullen, Shelley Birse, Chelsea Cassio, Kylie du Fresne and Polly Rowe. Lâle made it to the interview stages for a 2023 Churchill Fellowship with her proposal to investigate development initiatives and pathways for diaspora writers in the UK, Turkey & Europe.    

Lâle’s first short film script The Palace That I Live In was produced in 2013 and had its world premiere at Palm Springs International ShortFest, 2014 before continuing on the festival circuit. The film was directed by Aimèe-Lee X Curran and featured Hunter Page-Lochard (Cleverman), her real-life mother Diana Jeffrey and herself. Lâle is currently working on a play titled Still Chaos with Dog, and her first novel.  

Lâle is represented by Emma Winterburn at Mollison Keightley Management. 

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