Diane Dresback

Diane Dresback

Mindclover Productions
Director, Screenwriter and Author

Flower Mound, Texas

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August 2016
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About Diane

I'm new to the Dallas area (Flower Mound) and am hoping to connect with and meet like-minded, passionate indie filmmakers in the area who enjoy good narrative story-telling.

AND, my OFFICIAL 3rd person bio: 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. While living in Austin for 2 years, she directed and co-wrote a short dramedy that is now being submitted to film festivals. Also, Diane wrote and co-produced the feature film Atrophy (previously Paranoia) that premiered at the 2012 Phoenix Film Festival. She was the recipient of the 2012 Arizona Filmmaker of the Year award.

Diane worked in corporate America for many years (Human Resources, Training, Management) and also enjoys storytelling through the written word. She has published 4 books. A non-fiction book about getting things done and three novels (with intention to make these into films) 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 Flower Mound, Texas.

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Credits

  • Blue Copper

    Blue Copper (2015)
    Film (Drama and Short) Director, 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.

  • Indigo Child

    Indigo Child (2014)
    Film (Drama and Short) Director, Writer Miranda deals with difficult childhood memories but ultimately finds peace in the one experience she had forgotten.

  • Smoke Signals

    Smoke Signals (2014)
    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.

  • Possible

    Possible (2013)
    Film (Drama and Short) Director, Writer A woman makes a split decision in a coffee shop that just might save her life.

  • Afterword

    Afterword (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Producer Afterword explores one couple's footnotes to a past relationship.

  • Spark

    Spark (2012)
    Film (Drama, Romance and Short) Director, Writer Norman has lost something very special and only Maggie can help him find it.

  • Those of Passion

    Those of Passion (2012)
    Film (Drama and Short) Director, Writer When does passion get in the way of other important things?

  • Wish Inc.

    Wish Inc. (2012)
    Film (Musical and Short) Director, Screenwriter 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

  • Black Cloud

    Black Cloud (2012)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Co-Director, Co-Writer A man is blackmailed for his indiscretions.

  • Come Follow Me

    Come Follow Me (2012)
    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.

  • Winding Road

    Winding Road (2012)
    Film (Drama, Romance and Short) Director, 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

  • Paranoia (Atrophy)

    Paranoia (Atrophy) (2012)
    Film (Thriller) Writer, Co-Producer 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

  • Hallways

    Hallways (2012)
    Film (Drama and Short) Director A recent immigrant working as a janitor struggles to adapt to his new country and menial job and shares his frustrations with his co-worker. But as the two make their cleaning rounds, they are confronted with a shocking discovery and the man realizes that happiness depends not on his station in life, but his freedom to live it.

  • Change of Eddie

    Change of Eddie (2011)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Producer Two short films from different perspectives that are meant to be watched in order. #1 - Change of Eddie - A band struggles to get along. #2 - Hart of Gold - A planned heist goes awry.

  • Hart of Gold

    Hart of Gold (2011)
    Film (short) by Robobabe Factory/Devon Dresback (Comedy and Short) Producer Two short films from different perspectives that are meant to be watched in order. #1 - Change of Eddie - A band struggles to get along. #2 - Hart of Gold - A planned heist goes awry.

  • Vx2

    Vx2 (2010)
    Film (Sci-Fi and Short) Director, 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.

  • Sweet Connections

    Sweet Connections (2010)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Director, 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

    To Some Degree (2010)
    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.

  • It's Over!

    It's Over! (2010)
    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?

  • Copper

    Copper (2010)
    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

    The Final Story (2009)
    Film (Drama and Short) Director, 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

Awards

  • Arizona Filmmaker of the Year
    (2012)

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