Born 1985 in Munich, Jana Burbach lives and works in Berlin as a freelance script writer, with a special focus on developing tv series. From 2004 – 2007, she completed a BA in Classics and English at the University of Oxford and from 2009 – 2011 an MA in Expanded Theatre at the Hochschule der Künste Bern. After several years of working in theatre as an assistant director, director, performer, writer and dramaturg, she focused on script-writing. From 2013 – 2014, she participated in the Drehbuchwerkstatt München and subsequently in Serial Eyes at the dffb. Since then, Jana Burbach has been a staff writer for several TV shows, including the award-winning Bad Banks (ZDF, Arte) , Breaking Even (ZDF Neo) and Tribes of Europa (Netflix) , was head-writer for the first season of Die Heiland (ARD) and co-created Just Push Abuba (ZDF Quantum). She also teaches workshops on the writers room model for TV development.