Officially formed in 2017 by screenwriter Karla Williams and director Rebecca Coley, MsMono is an award-winning production company. We tell bold, original and ambitious female centred stories and strive to increase female representation in the film and TV Industry.

Our short film Pretty Bitch won the Van D’or Award in 2013 for Best Screenplay and was nominated in four other categories including Best Film, Best Actress, Best Drama and Best Director. It has been screened internationally including London Short Film Festival; BFI Future Film Festival and the Annual Vancouver International Woman in Film Festival.

Our music video, You for Independent Artist  Sharlene-Monique (also a member of the Kingdom Choir) won Best Female Solo, Best Inspirational and Music Video of the Year at the 2017 Jump Music Video Awards and screened  at the Women of the Lens Festival.

Our latest project is short film That Girl, Peugeot which was completed in March 2020 and was made with a 70% female cast and crew. It explores themes of gender identity and grief within a mother/daughter relationship and is about to enter the festival circuit.

Karla Williams

Co-Founder and Executive Producer

Karla Williams is an award-winning screenwriter and producer.

She wrote and co-produced the short film Pretty Bitch, which won the Best Screenplay award at the Van D’or Independent Film Awards and has toured festivals internationally including BFI Futures Film Festival. She produced the music video YOU for independent artist Sharlene-Monique, which won 3 awards at the Jump Music Video Awards and the short film That Girl, Peugeot about a teenage girl with gender identity issues. She is mentored by BAFTA and Emmy winning producer Hilar Bevan Jones, Bechdel Test Fest Founder Corrina Antrobus, BAFTA wining producer Nadine Marsh-Edwards and Academy Award board member and producer Tendeka Matatu.

As a screenwriter, she is developing a 6 x 30 min TV comedy series called Game Changer about a single sexually confident woman who falls for a hot, celibate, born again Christian. The series was longlisted of the Zeppotron Make A Scene Bursary.

Photo credit: Falana Photography

Rebecca Coley

Co-Founder

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.