Ilaria Bernardini is a writer and screenwriter. She is the author of nine novels, two graphic novels and two collections of short stories. Her novels Faremo Foresta ( We will be forest) and The Portrait were longlisted for Italy’s prestigious Strega Prize. She has created TV shows, including Ginnaste and Ballerini (MTV) and has written for Rolling Stone, Vogue, Vanity Fair and GQ. ‘The Girls are Good’ has been adapted, with Bernardini writing it, into a six-part TV series for Paramount +. She is currently developing 12 DINNERS, an original TV series for producers Lorenzo Mieli’s The Apartment and Andy Harries’ Left Bank Pictures and Sony International. For Amazon Studios, the Russo Brothers (as directors and creators) & Cattleya she wrote on international science fiction TV series, CITADEL. For producer Francesco Melzi D’Eril ( Bones and All) she is developing a remake in the English language of 1970s Italian language feature film THE ANONYMOUS VENETIAN. Together they are also working on the movie from WE WILL BE FOREST and 10 DAYS, based on Bernardini’s short story 10 days. She is continuing to develop Bernardo Bertolucci’s final script (which Ilaria co-wrote with him) THE ECHO CHAMBER. Ilaria’s novel THE PORTRAIT is currently being adapted into a movie with Pie Films and The Apartment to produce.