Dan A. R. Kelly

Dan Kelly

Producer, Production Coordinator and Screenwriter

Atlanta, Georgia

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November 2015
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About Dan

Over 20 years experience in production. WGA member, and screenwriter of a produced feature film. Production credits include Production Office (Holding Patterns, The Confession), Casting (Dark Awakening, Southern Fried Stings), Accounting (Disappointments Room, The Taking), Script Supervisor, Assistant Director, and PA.

Unique traits: Compelling stories. On budget.

Videos

Credits

  • Holding Patterns

    Holding Patterns (2016)
    Film by Jake Goldberger (Comedy and Drama) Production Coordinator

  • The Disappointments Room

    The Disappointments Room (2015)
    Film by D.J. Caruso (Drama and Thriller) 2nd Accountant A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.

  • Susie's Hope

    Susie's Hope (2013 - 2015)
    Film by Jerry Rees (Drama and Family) Writer, Producer A survivor of a pit bull attack, Donna Lawrence, adopts a pit bull-mix puppy, Susie, that has been beaten, set on fire, and left for dead. Together, they learn to heal, love, and forgive as they lead a historic effort to seek justice and protection for all animals. Written by Dan Kelly

  • StaleMate

    StaleMate (2015)
    Film by Lovinder Gill (Drama) 2nd AD An uptight, stable but stale business woman must choose between two perfect men.

  • The Taking of Deborah Logan

    The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
    Film by Adam Robitel (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) 1st Accountant What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising events begin to plague the family and crew and an unspeakable malevolence threatens to tear the very fabric of sanity from them all. Written by Anonymous

  • Dark Awakening

    Dark Awakening (2014)
    Film by Dean Jones (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Casting director Terrifying experiences surround the Thomas family (James, Jennifer and little Danny) when temporally residing in an old family estate. They encounter the disturbing spirits of nine dead children, only to be compounded by something far more sinister and far more deadly. Written by Dean Jones

  • Starting Strong

    Starting Strong (2013)
    Television (Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew A civilian gets a behind the scenes look at Army Life before deciding to enlist or remain a civilian.

  • The Confession

    The Confession (2013)
    TV Movie by Michael Landon Jr. (Drama) APOC Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis, "The Confession" is the continuing story of Katie Lapp, a young Amish woman who goes on a journey in search of her identity - only to find herself embroiled in a mystery that must be solved before she can be reunited with the "Englisher" mother who gave her up to adoption 20 years earlier. Written by Brian Bird

  • Car Jacked

    Car Jacked (2012)
    Film (short) by Dan A.R. Kelly (Comedy) Writer, Producer, Director, Editor Wheels and squeals! Two thugs steal more than they wanted.

  • Beyond the Door

    Beyond the Door (2011)
    Film (short) by Matthew Mandarano (Drama and Sci-Fi) Producer Larry Sanders gets more than he bargained for when he brings his wife, Laura, home an antique cuckoo clock in this adaptation of the Philip K. Dick short story.

  • Banks of the Vltava

    Banks of the Vltava (2011)
    Film (short) by Dan A.R. Kelly (Action, Drama and Horror) Writer, Producer, Director Based on folklore, this Holocaust-period film tells the legend of a young Rabbi who uses ancient mysticism to rise up against the Nazis and protect a group of Czechoslovakian Jews.

  • Eat Me!

    Eat Me! (2011)
    Film (short) by Dan A.R. Kelly (Comedy and Horror) Writer, Producer, Director After the passing of a matriarch, the family gathers for the reading of her last will and testament.

  • Madhouse

    Madhouse (2010)
    Television (Reality-TV) Script Logger

  • A Study in Red

    A Study in Red (2010)
    Film (short) by Dan A.R. Kelly (Horror) Writer, Producer, Director A young painter receives a mysterious guest at her home. Is something afoul, or is it just business as usual?

  • Nurse

    Nurse (2010)
    Film (short) by Dan A.R. Kelly (Drama) Writer, Producer, Director Mr. Bellinger can't speak for himself, so who has the right to speak for him? Through complex moral arguments, one Nurse seeks an answer.

  • Southern Fried Stings

    Southern Fried Stings (2010)
    Television by John Stevens (Reality-TV) Casting department An ex-state trooper and his team perform sting operations throughout the Southern United States.

  • Beautifully Departed

    Beautifully Departed (2010)
    Film (short) by Phil Newsome (Comedy) Editor

  • The 5th Quarter

    The 5th Quarter (2010)
    Film by Rick Bieber (Biography, Drama and Sport) Casting department In February, 2006, young Luke Abbate accepted a ride home from a fellow student following his high-school team practice. In a severe case of irresponsible and reckless teen-age driving, and over the objections of Luke and the other young passengers, the driver lost control of the car at nearly 90 miles-per-hour, spinning off a narrow road and landing in an embankment some seventy feet below. Luke suffered irreparable brain damage, and died in the hospital two days later - just four days before his sixteenth birthday. Written by anonymous

  • Hellphone

    Hellphone (2010)
    Film by Jason Marc Pierce (Comedy and Horror) Actor A demon possesses a cellphone in a small North Carolina town and begins to wreak revengeful havoc.

  • The Trial

    The Trial (2010)
    Film by Gary Wheeler (Drama and Mystery) Actor After the horrific death of his wife and two sons, suicide seems to be the only escape for small town attorney Kent "Mac" McClain... until he's assigned a capital punishment case that begins to transform his life and those around him forever. Written by Anonymous

  • Jesus, Maria

    Jesus, Maria (2010)
    Film (short) by Caroline Kava (Drama and Family) Actor Stefania has a long held secret that keeps her and her daughter apart -- until her granddaughter visits at Christmas with gifts that may bring all to light.

  • Last Call

    Last Call (2009)
    Film by Khang Mai (Drama) Actor, Writer

  • Catalyst

    Catalyst (2009)
    Film (short) by Greg D. Robbins (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor, Thanks Catalyst is a story about love, art, fate, and the mysteries of creativity. A chance event leads a young man to re-encounter the love of his life, amid a strange streak of good fortune. As he reevaluates the turns his life has taken, a fateful series of coincidences shows him his true purpose - to be the muse to the frustrated artist he loved and lost. Written by Anonymous

  • VS

    VS (2009)
    Film (short) by Kevin Richmond (Action and Horror) Actor Boss Sipe and his crew of assassins are the best in the business. His veteran assassin is Isis. However , Boss Sipe has recently hired a new assassin , Janisa. Professional and personal resentment soon build between the professional Isis and her rebellious counterpart Janisa. The partnership's downward spiral is further cemented when they are both sent on a botched overseas assassination assignment. After both assassins are mortally wounded and lie dying in the forests of Romania , they are separately approached by the devil with a trade offer for their souls in exchange for longer life and to become the best assassin in the world. Once back in the United States , both assassins are ordered to an isolated warehouse to explain the botched assignment. However , Boss Sipe orders a hit and he and his hitmen soon find the tables violently turn as all hell breaks loose. Written by Kevin Richmond

  • Milites Christi

    Milites Christi (2009)
    Film (short) by Jared Outten (Adventure) Actor

  • Foresight

    Foresight (2009)
    Film by Jon Lance Bacon (Mystery) Actor To solve a case of kidnapping and murder, a detective as skilled as Josephine Griggs hardly needs a psychic. But there he is, whenever she turns around: a passionate young medium named Dennis Clermont, who claims to see through the eyes of the killer. Griggs has dealt with his type before -- the crackpots attracted by high-profile cases -- and she doesn't have time to waste on his so-called visions. She has real leads to pursue, like the child abuser who seems to have vanished, or the drug dealer who sees the world with his "whole eyeball." On the other hand, Clermont may be onto something significant. As local newscasters are eager to point out, he described the crime with eerie accuracy. Could he also be right about the killer striking again? Written by Dagtype Films

  • Fatal Flaw

    Fatal Flaw (2008)
    Film (short) by Obin Olson (Thriller) Actor Jonathon Ridecher is an average man living beyond his means and he is addicted to gambling. His wife knows he has gambled but is unaware of the addiction. He convinces his wife to mortgage the house to consolidate their debt. He has one intention, to get ahead, and now makes the ultimate gamble. After losing the bet he now faces an interrogation but by whom? Imagine being interrogated by someone who knows the truth about everything you've ever done in your life. There appears to be no way out. Written by Joseph Quinn Simpkins

  • Cadence

    Cadence (2008)
    Film (short) by Dan A.R. Kelly (Musical) Writer, Producer, Director Unable to vocally express herself, Cadence finds that group therapy is only a start. As she digs up her past, the young girl uncovers a hidden truth. This dark musical reaches its inevitable conclusion with a dramatic cadence.

  • Leatherheads

    Leatherheads (2008)
    Film by George Clooney (Comedy, Drama, Romance and Sport) Extra A romantic comedy set against the backdrop of America's nascent pro-football league in 1925. Dodge Connolly, a charming, brash football hero, is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his ragtag ranks. The captain hopes his latest move will help the struggling sport finally capture the country's attention. Welcome to the team Carter Rutherford, America's favorite son. A golden-boy war hero who single-handedly forced multiple German soldiers to surrender in WWI, Carter has dashing good looks and unparalleled speed on the field. This new champ is almost too good to be true, and Lexie Littleton aims to prove that's the case. A cub journalist playing in the big leagues, Lexie is a spitfire newswoman who suspects there are holes in Carter's war story. But while she digs, the two teammates start to become serious off-field rivals ... Written by Orange

  • Bridezillas

    Bridezillas (2008)
    Television (Action and Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew Women knowing what they want and stepping on everybody who get in their way prior to their wedding day.

  • The Henchman

    The Henchman (2007)
    Film (short) by Taylor Nida (Action, Comedy, Crime and Drama) Actor Tells the story of Tom, a typical guy who leads a dangerous life for the love of his family.

  • Eye of the Beholder

    Eye of the Beholder (2007)
    Film (short) by Dan A.R. Kelly (Musical) Writer, Producer, Director A homeless man, Wolfe, has a different perspective on the world than other people. Where others see trash, he sees a real find. Where others hear noise, he hears a song. This delightful musical demonstrates that beauty is, truly, in the eye of the beholder. Written by Dan A. R. Kelly

  • Ta Ra Rum Pum

    Ta Ra Rum Pum (2007)
    Film by Siddharth Anand (Comedy, Family and Romance) Extra A poor New York resident, who is of Indian origin, dreams of becoming a fast car race driver. He endeavors, and his efforts are rewarded when he selected by a little-known group called 'RACING SADDLES'. He joins them and soon becomes their ace race driver. This man, whose name is Rajveer, then meets with a rich American woman, also of Indian origin, whose name is Radhika. Both fall in love with each other. They cannot get married, because Radhika's family hates Rajveer mainly because he is very poor. But Radhika is very stubborn, so she marries him. She loses all her rights to her family's wealth. They get married and become parents of two children. They also become very rich. Then Rajveer has an accident which changes their lives forever. They get into debt and stand to lose everything. Will Radhika be forced to return back to her family? Written by Sonia

  • Gigi: God's Little Princess

    Gigi: God's Little Princess (2006)
    Video by Randall Stevens (Animation) Actor

Awards

  • Finalist, Big Break Screenplay Contest
    (2015)

  • Quarter-finalist, Academy Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting
    (2015)

  • Quarter-finalist, Nashville Film Festival Screenplay Competition
    (2015)

  • Dove Family Award for Susie's Hope
    (2013)

  • Official Selection, RiverRun International Film Festival for Susie's Hope
    (2013)

  • Winner, Best Family Film, Cape Fear Film Festival for Susie's Hope
    (2013)

  • Winner, Best Film, Greenville International Film Festival for Susie's Hope
    (2013)

  • CLAW Award, Terror Film Festival for Banks of the Vltava
    (2011)

  • Nominated, Best FX, Buffalo Scream Film Festival for Banks of the Vltava
    (2011)

  • Best Writing, 48 Hour Film Project Greensboro for Eat Me!
    (2010)

  • Director's Choice Award, Cape Fear Film Festival for Cadence
    (2009)

  • Best Film Finalist, Project Breakout: Master of the Macabre for Cadence
    (2009)

  • Official Selection, Miami International Film Festival for Cadence
    (2009)

  • Best Film, 48 Hour Film Project Greensboro for Cadence
    (2009)

  • Best Film Finalist, NBC/U ChillerTV Dare2Direct Contest for A Study in Red
    (2007)

Education

  • Hollins University (Roanoke, VA)
    (2010-2014)

  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem, NC)
    (1997-2001)

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