↠ Lâle's pilot script for a new web series Blue Mountain recently won Best Sci-Fi Screenplay in Los Angeles Film Awards 2018 & Best Short Screenplay in Red Carpet Film Awards NYC 2018. The script is also currently in the official selection of Rome Prisma Awards 2018 and the semi-finals of the Los Angeles Cinefest 2019. Lâle is in development for a second series, which she is writing with Damian de Montemas, with mentorship by Rachel Ward.
Lâle frequently experiments with different forms of writing including screenplay, stage, poetry, prose, and essay. A triptych of her poetry accompanied by her photography is published in Escape Artists Advanced Party by Borderstream Books and Arts Features International, Issue 1, Winter 2018, ‘Escape Artists Anthology’. Lâle's essay The heroine's Journey: Women on Solo Expeditions through Film was published on the Women and Film website in January 2018 before also being published in the above issue.
Lâle's first short film script The Palace That I Live In was produced in 2013 and had its world premiere at Palm Springs International Short Fest 2014. The film has also screened in NYC Independent Film Festival, Edinburgh Short Film Festival in 2015, & Tasmania Breath Of Fresh Air Film Festival 2016. Lâle has completed writing courses at Sydney Writers' Centre, Australian Writers' Centre & Sydney University.
'Regretting the unfulfilled aspirations of her eccentric mother, 17 year-old Poppy struggles to accept her life in a run-down shed on a decaying rural property. Her vividly imagined dreams lend her escape, but an awkward friendship with a boy from a nearby property leads to a greater understanding of what it means to live a normal life.'