Dawn Prato

Dawn Prato

Dawn's Script Service
Screenwriter

Vancouver, Canada

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June 2014
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About Dawn

After moving to Vancouver, I went to the Vancouver Film School and completed their Writing For Film and Television Program. While taking classes, I also collaborated on a short musical film, "I Now Pronounce You Dead And Wife", created a webseries pilot "No Capes", and helped on another webseries pilot and short film. Once I graduated, I wrote a short film, "Hungry Heart", which was made via crowdfunding and a very, very small budget :) I've interned at Integral Artists and, while working on film and TV scripts, do some freelance story-editing.
In 2015 I won 2nd place in the Canadian Screenwriters Mentorship competition with a short script "Wild Abandon". I've since advanced to semi-and-quarter-finals in several competitions, most recently making the semi-finalists with other awesome writers in the "Table Read My Screenplay: Hollywood" short scripts/webseries competition and Finalist in ScreenCraft's Pilot Launch 2018. I also offer script feedback services alongside working on my own scripts!

Loglines

  • Altered

    Altered Sci-fi Crime When crimes involve fantastic creatures, it's up to the agents of the ACTF to deal with it. But for rookie Nathaniel Leone and veteran Lucian Descartes there's something else to deal with - each other.

  • Future King

    Future King Fantasy Raised on fantastic stories, Faye hoped for a more magical life before reality sunk in. But when King Arthur wakes, there’s more literal magic - and danger - in her life than she bargained for as Arthur’s enemies come after her, the King, and England itself.

  • Otherworld

    Otherworld Drama Fantasy When a no-nonsense lawyer inherits an Irish estate from a grandmother she didn't know she had, she discovers that the legends around her family name are real. She must navigate ancient traditions, dark legends, and shifting loyalties if she's going to protect her newfound friends and survive what's coming.

Credits

  • Life Changers

    Life Changers (2016)
    Television (Reality-TV) Writer Life Changers is a reality show series that follows the journey of everyday people as they achieve their lifelong dreams in 30 days.

  • Hungry Heart

    Hungry Heart (2013)
    Film (short) Writer

  • I Now Pronounce You Dead And Wife

    I Now Pronounce You Dead And Wife (2012)
    Film (short) by VFS Writer

  • No Capes

    No Capes (2012)
    Internet by VFS Writer-Director

Awards

  • ScreenCraft's Pilot Launch competition Finalist
    (2018)

  • Cinequest Top 50 for "Otherworld"
    (2018)

  • Table Read My Screenplay: Hollywood Semifinalist for "Wild Abandon"
    (2018)

Education

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