Dan Thorens

Dan Thorens

Director, Actor, Producer and Screenwriter

New York City, New York

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August 2012
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About Dan

A self made Canadian-Swiss Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Producer and Actor. CEO/ Founder of CW1 Films.. Now based in Brussels, a city full of surprises.

He has since produced, directed a host of shorts films, as well as hosted two documentary series pilots in English, both shot in France along with a humanitarian short film shot in Haiti to help fund a street children association. It became the inspiration for the feature film Bloodtype, an original thriller about organ trafficking.

Dan also writes. Co-writes to be precise. 6 diverse feature films and a mini-series. Two of them that are currently being financed. The stories are a balance of "message" and "entertainment". He's produced and directed two documentaries pilots in English, both shot in France as well as another film for a humanitarian organization in Haiti defending the rights of street children. I wrote (co-wrote) 6 feature films and a mini-series ranging in topic from personal inner journeys to fighting your way across the land of the un-dead.

Fluent in French. Dan is all about Stories that make a difference.

Loglines

  • SWISS MADE

    SWISS MADE Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama A cynical New York writer gets more than he bargained for when he returns to his native village in the Alps to claim his inheritance...

  • THE WOMAN FROM VARNA

    THE WOMAN FROM VARNA Budget: $1M - $5M | Independent Horror TWFV  depicts the struggle of young Sara Mei to defeat Julian Von Ruthven, a 15th century old charismatic vampire who has traveled across the ocean to retrieve an ancient amulet he once owned. It holds the power to destroy him forever.

  • "28" - EAST meets WEST modern day tale

    "28" - EAST meets WEST modern day tale Budget: $1M - $5M | Romance Independent In Manhattan, a young Chinese woman, Rulan, comes to grip with her past and everything she thought life had to offer during an unexpected visit to the home village she left 8 years ag

  • VY-INC - the Brussels Agency

    VY-INC - the Brussels Agency Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Independent Unbeknownst to RACHEL (28), a dark secret lies behind Virtually Yours Inc., the rising start-up agency she was just hired at. Located in the heart of Brussels, it offers people virtual trips to escape their reality.

  • Bloodtype

    Bloodtype Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Erik, a gamer, working in finance in Brussels, travels to an orphanage in Haiti on what he thinks is a charity mission for his company.  A violent encounter with Haitian gangsters sets off a series of events that threaten to uproot the foundations of his comfortable European existence.  ack in Brussels, Erik's confronted by a band of activists who accuse his company of organ trafficking     and try to recruit Erik to their cause. He reluctantly joins them and comes to grips with his cowardice.

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