MsMono is a small company with big ambitions. We tell original female centred stories and our work is award-winning.

Our first short film Pretty Bitch won the Van D’or Award for Best Screenplay and was nominated in four other categories: Best Film, Best Actress, Best Drama and Best Director. Our second short film That Girl, Peugeot was made with a 70% female cast and crew and selected for festivals worldwide.

You is the music video we created for Independent Artist Sharlene-Monique (also a member of the Kingdom Choir) which won Best Female Solo, Best Inspirational and Music Video of the Year at the Jump Music Video Awards.

The Ride, is a short film written and directed by Tara Aghdashloo and funded by BFI Network, Canada Council of the Arts and Toronto Arts Council. The film was made with a 70% female cast and crew and had its premiere in March 2023. It is currently on the festival circuit. 

We have also moved into audio and have three audio series written by women, in development.

Karla Williams

Founder and Creative Director

Karla Williams is an award-winning writer and executive producer.

She wrote on season 8 of the ITV/PBS drama, Grantchester which wrapped in November 2022 and is due for broadcast in Spring 2023. And her original audio drama Famous, is broadcast on Audible. She is co-writer and executive producer on an 8 x 20 min comedy/thriller audio series co-produced with Hat Trick Podcast and MsMono. And one of the executive producers on the short film The Ride, written and directed by Tara Aghdashloo and funded by BFI Network, Canada Council of the Arts and Toronto Arts.

Karla has written two monologues for the anthology Hear Me Now: Audition Monologues for Actors of Colour, published by Oberon Books. And her short film Pretty Bitch has been screened at festivals internationally including BFI Future Film Festival; London Short Film Festival and Underwire Festival. Pretty Bitch has also won a Best Screenplay Award. She has an original 4 x 60 min TV drama in development and represented by Curtis Brown Agency.

Rebecca Coley


Rebecca is a director working across drama and documentary. She began working as a runner in films in Liverpool, before working in news in the Channel Islands and moving to London. Rebecca produced promos for Pulse Films including Roots Manuva and Ms Dynamite before directing short films Jack Blond, Hard to Say, Pants and Pretty Bitch. Rebecca also wrote feature film Imaginary Summer which she co-directed with Richard Hall.

Rebecca made short documentaries in London, including Steamers, which was screened on Channel 4 as part of the 'Shooting Gallery’ late night screening platform.

Rebecca was selected for the Berlinale Talent Lab in 2012. With a number of projects currently in development, Rebecca is focusing on finishing the production of Point of Change, a creative surf documentary feature which is the follow up to her short film Changing Point, where she was on Sheffield Doc Fest’s ‘Fasttrack to Feature’ scheme.