Stéphane Mitchell was born in Geneva, Switzerland and is a graduate from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and the University of Geneva’s Faculté des lettres.
Her writing debut is the awards winning feature On dirait le sud by Vincent Pluss, best Swiss film of the year 2003. She has penned the critically acclaimed TV drama Déchaînées with Adèle Haenel and Irène Jacob (photo) and is the headwriter of three miniseries for RTS (Radio Television Suisse). Her last show Banking District/Quartier des banques is currently in development for season III.
Her Master dissertation on French director Céline Sciamma’s use of costume to question identity was deemed excellent and is the recipient of the University of Geneva 2016 Gender prize.
A mother of two girls, Stéphane is proud to be a founding member and Co-president of SWAN Swiss Women’s Audiovisual Network and pledges to contribute to empowering women in any ways she can.
Quartier des banques/ (Banking District)
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(in the US on MHZ Choice)
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a 6×52′ financial thriller, starring Laura Sepul, Brigitte Fossey and Feodor Atkine
Directed by Fulvio Bernasconi
Produced by Point Prod (CH), Panache productions (BE) & RTS (CH), 2017
Season III is currently in development.