After studying at the famed Acting School Ernst Busch in Berlin, Julia Penner worked as an actress internationally in France, Israel, Armenia and Chile. From 2012–2015 she studied screenwriting at the Dffb and was invited to Cannes in 2015 with the short movie Not Too Early Not Too Late with German films. Her debut script Like Angry Dogs is optioned by UFA. Penner’s strength lies in political stories combined with personal drama. She has a great interest in LGBTQ+ stories.