by Sheri Davenport
Adapted from the book “Signed Mata Hari” by Yannick Murphy
Drama | True Story
Logline: Mata Hari — a spy who betrayed her country or a woman ahead of her time, used as a pawn by men in power who were threatened by her free spirit and sensuality…you decide.
Bio: Sheri Davenport is a working writer and during her career she has been the creative force behind dozens of videos, films, live productions, and web videos for major corporations across the country. She worked as a creative director and writer/producer for many years and as a corporate speech writer for many more–including a four-year stint as the primary speech writer for the CEO of Adobe. She has also written two plays…written, directed and produced six videos for non-profit organizations…and co-authored a published novel, On The Way To Woodstock. For the past eight years Sheri has focused her attention on screenwriting and during that time she has optioned ten screenplays. Her romantic comedy Lucky Christmas, is an annual featured Christmas movie on the Hallmark channel.
Her award winning short script, Mia, was just produced in November by Stonestreet Productions in NYC. In recent years her scripts have won or placed in a number of festivals and writing competitions including: ScriptSavvy Screenwriting Competition, Page International Screenwriting Awards, Cynosure Screenwriting Awards, International Writemovies Writing Contest, Aura Screenwriting Awards, Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards, Yosemite Film Festival, Oregon Independent Film Festival, Vancouver International Women’s Film Festival, Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival, Richmond International Film Festival, Omaha Film Festival, Landlocked Film Festival, Reelheart Film Festival and California Women’s Film Festival, South Carolina Underground Film Festival, Manhattan Shorts Competition, Burbank Film Festival, Nashville Film Festival, Phoenix Film Festival, NYC Midnight competition.