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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