A graduate of the film production courses of the Arts University Bournemouth and Famu Prague, Alizée is a French script editor, writer, and translator working in both her mother tongue and English. After working in production and marketing in both France and the Netherlands, she relocated to London to begin a career in script development. She went on to read TV, short, and feature scripts for the International Screenwriters Association and currently reads for E-One Entertainment. Recently, she has been working in the animation sector as a script editor for a TV series in development and as a web series writer for kids' content.; find out more through her website: www.beyondiimagine.eu/
As part of Euroscript, she is in charge of the script consultancy service in French and also teaches writing for the web.
When not writing, you will most likely find her country hopping, brainstorming abstract ideas, or juggling with foreign languages.
Q: What is the first film you ever remember seeing?
A: Pocahontas, at the cinema. I remember a few images from the film but above all I was mesmerised by how gigantic the cinema screen was!
Q: What's the fictional journey that you'd most like to take?
A: Travelling through Middle Earth as the only girl in the Fellowship in Lord of the Rings of course!
Q: What's the best opening in your opinion?
A: Tough, as there's more than one. Though The Matrix by the Wachowskis and Amelie Poulain by Jean Pierre Jeunet are probably on the list. At the cinema, I'd say that it's definitely the opening scene of the Two Towers as we dive down into the mountains (can you sense that I'm a Lord of the Rings fan yet?). I wasn't expecting it, and I've never felt such a strong impression of vertigo at the cinema ever since. It was as if I was literally plunging into the story's world.
Q: Where do you like to write?
A: In cafes during the day, at home during the night, and on any form of transportation all 24 hours round.
Q: What's the most memorable line of dialogue?
A: "Les rêves, la vie, c'est pareil! Ou alors ça ne vaut pas la peine de vivre"
"Dreams, life, they're the same! Otherwise life isn't worth living"
- Jean-Louis Barrault in Les Enfants du Paradis (1945) by Marcel Carné
Q: What's your favourite web series?
A: There are many. The first one that I've watched and loved was Visitor from the Future.