Born in 1981 in Paris, Manon Heugel is a writer and director. She lives and works between Paris and Berlin. After making her theater debut as an actress and director, she quickly turned to cinema and received her degree as a screenwriter at La Fémis in 2013. Following her short film "La fille du gardien de prison" (2015), selected by several international festivals, she is currently working on the creation of a fiction series for television adapted from her blog, Génération Berlin. "Forté" (Dargaud, 2019; Europe Comics 2020) is her first graphic novel.