Lâle Teoman

Lâle is the NSW recipient of the SBS Emerging Writers’ Incubator, 2021, placed with Goalpost Pictures for 12 months thanks to Screen Australia, Screen NSW, Australian Writers’ Guild and of course SBS. Lâle won the 2019 Australian Writers’ Guild Monte Miller Award for her short pilot script The Black Tulip, and was then inducted into the Australian Writers’ Guild Pathways featured writers. Lâle drafted the rest of The Black Tulip series funded by Scripted Ink who also sponsored her to work at Studiocanal Australia, writing coverage for the European Film Market, 2021. The Black Tulip pilot script won Best Short Script at Florence Film Awards, 2019.

Lâle’s pilot 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’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. The film also screened in the NYC Independent Film Festival, 2015, Edinburgh Short Film Festival, 2015, and Tasmania Breath Of Fresh Air Film Festival, 2016. The film was directed by Aimèe-Lee X. Curran and featured Hunter Page Lochard (Cleverman), herself, and her real life mother Diana Jeffrey.

Lâle is also developing her writing practice in the form of stage play and prose. She is currently working on a play titled Still Chaos With Dog, and her first novel titled Somnio. A triptych of her poetry is published in Escape Artists Advanced Party by Borderstream Books and Arts Features International, Issue 1, Winter, 2018, ‘Escape Artists Anthology’ along with her article The Heroine’s Journey: Women On Solo Expeditions Through Film, which was first published on the Woman and Film website in 2018.

Lâle completed writing courses at Australian Writers’ Centre, Centre for Continuing Education Sydney University, and studied a BA in Creative Writing and English online with Southern Cross University.

Lâle is also a graduate of the Actors College of Theatre and Television class of 2008, and NIDA part-time acting ensemble program, 2012. Lâle played a recurring role in Matilda Brown’s series Lessons From The Grave, which screened on ABC in 2013 and 2014, and Foxtel’s Let’s Talk About featuring Matilda and Bryan Brown, Rick Davies, Sam Neill in 2016 and 2017. Lâle also designed the costumes for both series and styled for numerous commercials and music videos. Lâle designed the costumes for 38 stories of Deadly Women season 9 and 10 for Beyond Productions.

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