Danielle Wager

Danielle Wager

Screenwriter

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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August 2013
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About Danielle

Film nerd, and writer of various feature, short film, play and TV scripts.
Including:

'Leverage' a gangster/crime feature script that won a place at the Microbudget Features Advanced Mentoring Lab at last year's London Screenwriter's Festival.

'Recoil' a crime short about a robbery gone wrong which won me a place on an Ideastap Short Film development workshop, and then at a BBC Writersroom short film event.

Short play scripts/ dramatic monologues 'The Hit', 'My Little Shadow' and 'Cleaning House' which won me a place on a Hightide Playwriting workshop. ('The Hit' has also been given a live reading atRich Mix theatre in London.)

'Soft Play', a comedy TV series pilot about the romantic lives of parents with young children. (Acheived top 14% in last year's BBC Writersroom Comedy Window.)

'Take Two' a romantic comedy TV pilot that got me through to the top 14 % in the BBC Writersroom comedy window the previous year.

'Marks', my first full length play as well as various other film script ideas, as yet unproduced.

Loglines

  • The Hit

    The Hit Action Comedy Crime Film-noir Thriller A family man receives a call out of the blue from an 'independent contractor' who has heard that he is looking for a way out of his financial difficulties by killing his heavily insured wife. But who passed on the information and can you ever really trust a man who kills for a living?

  • Dinner Money

    Dinner Money Drama A young girl living with her sister and alcoholic father, is driven to sell her dead mother's jewellery to pay for her sister's school dinners so that it will appear to the outside world that the family are coping since her mother's death. However, her grief-stricken father's violent over-reaction when he finds out what she has done sets off a chain of events which will eventually lead to his death.

  • Leverage

    Leverage Crime Drama Film-noir Thriller A petty criminal finds himself in a difficult situation when a crime boss' young son is kidnapped on his watch and he gets the blame. As the boss' beautiful wife blackmails him into helping her negotiate with the kidnappers directly, against the wishes of her husband, he starts to question his former relationship with her and whether she knows more about the kidnapping than she is letting on.

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