Sabina Zupanc is a screenwriter and a midwife that has worked with children, teenagers, and adults. She has also studied sexology and worked as a writing teacher. Her background is also in the performing arts as an actress and assistant director.
Sabina Zupanc creates original film and tv-series for children, young adults, and adults. The child’s perspective is present through many of her stories. Her vivid fantasy and twisted sense of humor is her hallmark.
In her stories Sabina Zupanc writes drama, comedy and fantasy with emphasis on sharp turning points. She has worked in many different genres but coming-of-age stories has a special place in her heart. She is especially skilled in character-driven drama comedy. The strong and complex characters is what defines her stories.
With deep respect for her audience – and the theme – Zupanc’s most profound inspiration is from topics as fertility, sexuality, gender identity, social injustice, mental illness. The dynamic combination of her midwifery & school nurse expertise and her strong sensibility for the human vulnerability promises an innovative take on comedy and drama.
Sabina Zupanc is educated from Blue Cat Screenplay (San Francisco) for Gordy Hoffman, SKH, masterclasses at Den Danske Filmskole, Biskops Arnö’s Screenwriter Education, and is a trained screenwriter at Alma Löv Script Academy. Since 2018 she’s been working as a freelance on tv-series (concepts), storylines, episodical tv and film for several different production companies (including being a dramatic advisor).
Free for option
Fuck My Life (Fuck my life), scriptwriter with Alice Kastrup Möller.
Filmography in selection
2021 – Rebecca, short film, Amphi Produktion
2019-2020 – Thin Walls (Tunna väggar), scriptwriter. Production: Globalans
2019 – Thicker Than Water (Tjockare än vatten), second scriptwriter. Production: Nice Drama/Viaplay
2018-2019 – Find Home (Hitta hem), scriptwriter pilote episode.
2018-2019 – In Snow (Det som göms i snö) / The Eighteen (De Aderton), script editor. Production: Alexia Wennberg/Yellowbird
2017 – The Love Child (Kärleksbarnet), scriptwriter. Production: Dessiné AB
2017-ongoing – Wetlands (Våtmarken), scriptwriter. Free for option.
2014 – Liv Strömquist is Thinking of You (Liv Strömquist tänker på dig), assistant director. Production: Dramaten
Everything at Stake (När allt står på spel), scriptwriter. Production: Bright film
The Breast (Bröstet), director and scriptwriter. Production: Zupanc Film
2020 – After Bergman Scholarship
2017 – Anders Sandrew’s Scholarship