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Daniel Stawanski

Daniel Stawanski

Screenwriter and Script Consultant

Wollongong, Australia

Member Since:
October 2015
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About Daniel

I studied 'Digital Film and Television Production' at JMC Academy Sydney, and have done a number of short courses before writing/ producing a community TV comedy show which aired 4 seasons in Sydney.

I’ve co-written horror/ thriller features and had success writing and producing short comedy films in Australia. While I do work on the production side of things when I can, I'm predominantly a screenwriter. I prefer comedy but can work in other genres.

I'm happy to collaborate with other writers as part of a team, recently have been working as a freelance script editor/ consultant and am always looking for a new project.


  • High Card

    High Card (2014)
    Film (short) Writer A dry-cleaner kidnapped by a group of ruthless mobsters must win one hand of poker in order to stay alive.

  • In Wollongong Tonight

    In Wollongong Tonight (2004 - 2009)
    Television Co writer, producer, co director A comedy show that aired four seasons (49 episodes) on community TV in Sydney. It combined characters, sketches, interviews and scripted behind the scenes drama.

  • The Way Wollongong Was

    The Way Wollongong Was (2008)
    Film (short) Writer, producer An educational look back at the history of Wollongong. There may be some slight liberties taken with the 'facts.'


  • ‘Hot 100’ placement in the Capital Funds screenplay competition

  • Quarter Finalist in the Stage 32 2nd Annual Search For New Blood screenwriting contest

  • Top 10 Semi Finalist (Horror/ thriller) Nashville Film Festival screenplay competition

  • Semi Finalist (Horror/ thriller)The Screenplay Festival screenwriting competition

  • Quarter Finalist (Comedy) Championship Screenwriting contest

  • Best New Talent winner: Cracker Comedy’s Funnybone 500 film festival

  • Best Local Film winner: Short Sited 12

  • Best Comedy Program winner: National Antenna Awards


  • JMC Academy

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