Diane re-discovered her lost love of storytelling in 2002 when she developed her first feature length screenplay. That led her to become active in the independent film industry where she has written, directed and produced over 30 short films including 38 minute Blue Copper with award-winning actress Colleen Hartnett. She wrote and co-produced the feature film Atrophy that premiered at the 2012 Phoenix Film Festival and was the recipient of the 2012 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year award.
Diane also enjoys storytelling through the written word. She has published 4 books. A non-fiction book about getting things done and three novels all of which are fast paced, suspense tales that include a psychological or sci-fi element that permeates a modern day setting. After many years in Phoenix, Arizona, Diane currently resides in Austin, Texas.
Name: Diane Dresback
Lives in: Austin, Texas
Company: Mindclover Productions
Occupation: Director, Screenwriter and Author
Film (Short and Drama) Writer A well intentioned woman hired to care for a man works to liberate her psychologically complex client, as he enacts his own contorted version of reciprocal help.
Film (Short and Drama) Writer Miranda deals with difficult childhood memories but ultimately finds peace in the one experience she had forgotten.
Film (Short and Drama) Producer When an impossible fire burns a man's life to the ground, he's forced to examine the way he's living it.
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Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Producer Afterword explores one couple's footnotes to a past relationship.
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Writer Norman has lost something very special and only Maggie can help him find it.
Those of Passion
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Film (Short and Musical) Writer Hope (Stephanie Mello) believes she has found her dream job working for Wish Inc., a corporation that grants wishes led by The Wish Master (Bivas Biswas). However, she soon finds out that the job is not as she had expected. Can Hope still make a difference? Written by Anonymous
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Come Follow Me
Video (Short and Drama) Producer Struck by the boredom of her students, a teacher turns to fresh surroundings and deeply personal reflections to introduce new possibilities and inspire one adventurous boy and his friends.
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Writer Middle-aged rocker Todd (Mark DeBoer) and his bands tour schedule brings them to a small town bar that holds more than a simple musical performance. Brandiss (Machelle Glassburn), the seemingly self-assured bartender, is urged on by over-indulgent but faithful bar patron, Les (Jim Coates) to not miss out on the opportunity for a new life. Written by Anonymous
Film (Thriller) Writer Paranoia is a classic whodunit. An ambitious detective, Ben (James Ray) investigates the murder of his wife's best friend's husband (Shane Dean). His wife's best friend, Alaina (Katherine Stewart) holds the key to the mystery but she struggles with reality and imagination. Her condition is brought about by experimental drugs from her infertility treatment program. Horror scream queen Tiffany Shepis plays the detective's wife. USA, color, 87 minutes. Written by Anonymous
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Change of Eddie
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Hart of Gold
Film (Short and Comedy) Producer The youngest of 12 from the famous Hart Wrestling Family, and one of the most likeable personalities in sports entertainment, Owen Hart was a champion who won the hearts of fans around the world. For the first time ever, hear from his family, friends, and colleagues as they fondly look back on the life and career of one of sports entertainment's greatest WWE Superstars.
Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Writer In the year 2016, violent crime is down in the United States and continues to fall. The people have overwhelmingly re-elected all government officials, but there is a growing unrest as the question arises if the government is actually protecting its citizens or controlling them. Written by Dresback, Diane M.
Film (Short and Comedy) Writer Naturally positive Victoria has high expectations for a neighborhood program designed to 'connect' people in the community. Together, with her skeptical husband, they experience a very unexpected connection.
To Some Degree
Film (Short and Drama) Writer Laura's life is consumed by financial hardship and a struggling marriage. Yet, she finds that the love for her daughter reaches far beyond what she ever expected or could have imagined.
Film (Short, Drama, History and War) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director France at the end of the Second World War; orphans and dispossessed Jewish children are being hidden in a French convent. But is it over?
Film (Short and Drama) Writer As a child, Dana had lost faith in her ability to dream when her parents separated. Later in her own life, circumstances in her own marriage present her with a choice between divorce or a shift in perception towards a world of faith, hope and dreams. Written by Anonymous
The Final Story
Film (Short and Drama) Writer Anne is faced with the difficult and emotional task of sorting through the home of her recently deceased mother. The house holds many difficult memories for Anne whose anger at her mother is still very apparent. A surprising find forces Anne to re-think embedded resentments and assumptions formed over a lifetime. Written by Anonymous
Arizona Filmmaker of the Year