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Corinne Le Hong + Catherine Riva
CORINNE LE HONG
Excellent East-West relations between Vietnam and Germany gave birth to Corinne. She grew up between the borders of Germany, Austria and Switzerland at beautiful Lake Constance. She studied Media Sciences and Linguistics in France and Art in Switzerland.
She then worked as an Assistant Director with Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch, Lars von Trier, Tom Tykwer, Margarethe von Trotta et al.
In 2006, Corinne published the radio play PIPPA, which premiered at the Leipzig Book Fair.
Her short movie GRIMM’S CUCKOO starring Devid Striesow premiered in Cannes in 2012.
In 2005, she founded the media translation service Dubdolls (MOCKING JAY, TONI ERDMANN, PROXIMA, JE SUIS KARL, BEAT, DEUTSCHLAND 83-89, HOW TO SELL DRUGS ONLINE (FAST), BIOHACKERS, KING OF STONKS among others).
In 2015, she graduated as part of the first cohort of the M.A. Serial Storytelling at ifs (international film school Cologne).
Corinne was in the writers‘ room of the ZDFneo-sitcom START THE FCK UP/season 2 and in the kick-off writers‘ room of the series POKERFACE with Pandora Films. She co-wrote the studio+ web series DISCOCALYPSE, the short film ROT, ROT, ROT and the movie project SPRING IN AUGUST with Tim Großkurth (Wim Wenders grantee). She is co-creator of the dramedy series KOLONIAC and creator of the award-winning web series WORD OF SOX, both funded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW. She is co-creator of the award-winning web series HERMANN SOX and TV series TITCOM with Toby Chlosta (QUEER AMSTERDAM), funded by the City of Münster and selected for MipCom Pitch. Furthermore, she is currently developing the thriller serial DIE VERHANDLERIN with Constantin TV and the event movie LOVEPARADE with btf series. She is co-creating the short film MASCHIN with Florian Baron (STRESS), funded by BKM (German Ministry of the Arts), and the series DOG with Tony Rogers (WILFRED). She is co-writer of the episode DER LETZTE TAUCHGANG of the SWR-show WaPoBodensee with Kristian Wolff (ANTARKTIKA).
Corinne also teaches diverse storytelling in digital short form series at dffb (German Film and Television Academy Berlin) and collaborative writing in digital short form series at Filmwerkstatt Münster and works as a dramaturg (SRF series DIE BESCHATTER).
She writes in German and English.
MOTHER TONGUE: GERMAN
ADDITIONAL LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, FRENCH
The branches of Catherine’s family tree intertwine between Switzerland and Poland. She was born in Lausanne where she also studied French literature, linguistics and Russian. Catherine worked in the field of academic research and interpreted in Tiflis for the INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS before moving to the German-speaking part of Switzerland.
In 2005, she co-founded the media translation service DUBDOLLS.
In 2012, she co-wrote the short movie GRIMM’S CUCKOO.
In 2016, she co-founded RE-CHECK, an agency specialized in investigating and mapping public health affairs, that offers consulting and tailored trainings.
Currently, Catherine works as an investigative journalist and translator. She is specialized in public health and pharmaceuticals, with particular emphasis on market approval (MA), conflicts of interest, evidence-based medicine (EBM), design and methodology of clinical trials. As such, she gives various training courses, among others at the UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA and at medical conferences for investigative journalism.
In 2010, Catherine co-signed LA PIQÛRE DE TROP? with Dr. Jean-Pierre Spinosa, an investigative book on the controversies related to HPV vaccination.
Her research MAMMO-BUSINESS.CH on conflicts of interest in breast cancer screening earned her the MEDIA AWARD OF THE SWISS ACADEMY OF SCIENCES in 2014.
In 2016, she won the NICOLAS BOUVIER SPECIAL AWARD for her CONTRE-ENQUÊTE SUR L’AFFAIRE MEDIATOR.
MOTHER TONGUE: FRENCH
ADDITIONAL LANGUAGES: GERMAN, RUSSIAN