Geo Doba is a Writer-Director and the first Romanian graduate of the prestigious Serial Eyes TV writing program at DFFB (the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin), having been mentored by Frank Spotnitz, Ben Harris and Luke Franklin among many others. Geo was also selected by Frank Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions for their annual Writers’ Apprenticeship Award in 2022 and at the Series Mania’s Writers’ Campus 2022 with the series project Our Killers. While at Big Light, Geo was staffed in two writers’ rooms, one for season 3 of the financial thriller Devils and the other for a spec period drama series, both rooms led by Frank Spotnitz.
Geo is also Vice-president of the SEAN network, the Serial Eyes alumni association and will serve as a tutor for an international writers’ room program soon to be unveiled.
To date, her portfolio includes short films The Apartment and Nollibrot, both of which she wrote and directed, in addition to a crime series pilot adaptation Lost Beauty, several web series, a podcast and short stories published in comic book anthologies. She also wrote for a late-night show at Comedy Central and sometimes moonlights as a standup comedian.
Geo writes crime, drama and comedy and speaks several languages (native-level English and Romanian, intermediate French, Spanish, Italian, and beginner in German and Mandarin).
Geo is currently working on her third short film and developing several projects for TV.