Simone Wernet studied film music and literature at the Universities of Bochum and Mainz and completed her doctorate on the subject of "Melodramatic Screen Heroines".
She completed further training in script development and dramaturgy at the Skript Akademie, Berlin.
Since then, she has been working as a freelance editor and dramaturge with a focus on the development of material for fictional and documentary films, newcomer and promotional projects, as well as literary material.
She is a lecturer at the Buch Akademie, Berlin and a mentor for Hessen Film's STEP author scholarship.
She also serves as a jury member for the German Screenplay Award (VeDRA), the Award for Best Screenplay for a Television Film (DAfF) and the Turkish Film Festival Frankfurt.