Alice Gruia has broad experience in writing and developing scripts and screenplays for the stage, film, and television, drawing on her background as a trained actor and student of philosophy and psychology. In this capacity she writes and directs showreels for actors, together with film-maker Hamed Mohammadi, under the name THE SHOW MUST GO REEL.

She also works as a dramaturgic consultant and editor, as well as translating from English and Italian into German. Recent clients include the production companies Gebrüder Beetz, Zero One, Lichtblick and eitelsonnenschein.


The award-winning documentary film, RODICAS, celebrated its world premiere at the 2012 Berlinale and has since been shown at several international film festivals.

The short film CONSENTING ADULTS, written, directed and produced by Alice Gruia and funded by Filmstiftung NRW was released in 2017 and has since been touring the international festival circuit. Alice Gruia is currently developing the script, with funding from Filmstiftung NRW, for her debut feature film FREE WILLIE.

Represented by Agentur Spirit, Hamburg.

Photos and showreel here.

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