Dianne Gardner

Dianne Gardner

Co-Founder at FireRing Productions LLC
Author, Filmmaker and Screenwriter

Port Orchard, Washington

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January 2015
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About Dianne

Dianne Lynn Gardner (D.L. Gardner) is a novelist and screenwriter. She writes primarily in the fantasy genre including all sub genres, with a love for historical fantasy. She has written screenplays adapted from her novels and has recently finished a proof of concept short for her best selling and award winning novel Ian's Realm Saga.
She has just completed an award winning feature film screenplay for the magical realism novel Dylan.

She is also a columnist for the science fiction and fantasy publication Amazing Stories Magazine.

Her work can be seen on her website and on Ian's Realm website
A lover of the classics, both visual and literary, she believes a story should be good enough to hand down from one generation to the next.
Winner of Book Excellence Award, Best Urban fantasy at Imaginarium Convention, Listener's Choice Award for her audio book Thread of a Spider, and a host of screenings and trophies for her historical fiction screenplay Cassandra's Castle.

Unique traits: Fencing, portrait artist/illustrator, author and screenwriter of YA fantasy novels.


  • Ian's Realm Saga

    Ian's Realm Saga Budget: $5M - $10M | Adventure Fantasy An adventure fantasy following an unsuspecting teen as he enters a portal to another world and is thrust into conflict with dragon worshipers -- and an epic battle between good and evil. A magical fantasy saga adapted from the screenwriter's award winning novels.

  • Cassandra's Castle

    Cassandra's Castle Budget: $5M - $10M | Action Adventure Fantasy Historical When a teenager is transported through a time warp, she lands in the middle of a rebellion, joins forces with the insurgents, and falls in love with the king's son.



  • Best Screenplay European Cinematgraphy Awards

  • Best Screenplay LA Edge Award

  • Best Adapted Screenplay LA International Film Festival Indie Short

  • Semi-Finalist New York Cinematogarphy Award

  • Best Fantasy Short IndieX Ian's Realm

  • Veer West Screenplay Festival Official Entry

  • Accolade Global Film Festival Award

  • Best Pilot Script IndieGathering International Film Festival

  • 1st Place Trailer IndieGathering International Film Festival

  • Screening at Grauman's Chineese Theater in Hollywood FilmFest

  • Cassandra's Castle came in as a semi finalist in the Creative Screenwriter's competition in Marina del Rey

  • Semi Finalist at the Moondance Film festival

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