Lisa Penner Dang

Lisa Penner Dang

Professional Daydreamer screenwriter
Screenwriter

Gresham, Oregon

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About Lisa

Lisa Penner-Dang Bio

Accolades:

I was a finalist in the Lit Laughs International Comedy Screenplay Competition Winter 2020 for my script: Kings of Cabra.

My screenplay "The Exchange Students", placed as a quarter finalist in the Portland Screenplay Awards, Summer 2021.

My Feature screenplay: Vampires of the North End was Official Selection in Lit Laughs International Comedy Film Festival 2021.

I was a quarter finalist for my screenplay Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle for the Chicago screenplay awards January 2022.

My screenplay “Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle” placed as quarter finalist in the Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Fall 2021.

My TV Pilot: Vampires of the North End Placed as Quarter Finalist for the Boston Screenplay awards. Winter 2022.

My one hour TV Pilot: Vampires of the North End placed as semi-finalist in the NYC International Screenplay Awards. Winter 2022.

My screenplay: Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle placed as Quarter Finalist in Portland Screenplay Awards Winter 2022.

Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle made second round selection for International Screenwriters Association Fast Track Fellowship 2022.

Vampires of the North End TV Pilot was selected Best TV Pilot Script of the Month winner March 2022. by Gothamite Monthly Film Awards.

Quarter Finalist Stage 32 Romantic Comedy Screenwriting Contest: Vampires of the North End. March 2022.
Lobo Tren placed as Quarter Finalist for Drama Screenplay Emerging Screenwriters May 2022.

Light Walkers placed as a Semi Finalist for Sci- Fi & Fantasy Emerging Screenwriters May 2022

Semi-Finalist in The Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards for Vampires of the North End TV Pilot. May 2022.

Finalist for Best Screenplay Indiefare International Film Festival June 2022 : Feral Female Kangaroos.

Finalist for Best Screenplay Delta International Film Festival July 2022. Feral Female Kangaroos.

Award winner for best screenplay Delta International Film Festival July 2022 Brigid of Dingle.

Lisa is originally from Lincoln Nebraska but grew up all over the country. Her passion is writing original characters that are quirky, out of the norm, and celebrate women, LGBTQ, and diversity.

She attended College in London England and Los Angeles. graduating with a BA in Fashion Design & Merchandising.

Lisa has written sixteen features and one TV Pilot in the genres of Dark Comedy, Rom Com, Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi.

Unique traits: Huge fan of Law of Attraction, Tarot and believe we create our own magic.

Loglines

  • Wishbook

    Wishbook Budget: $1M - $5M | Romance Comedy After a serious car crash, a man wakes up in the iconic “Sears” department store on Christmas Eve, 1977. He must change the course of events to prevent his wife's death in the future. Time is only an illusion.

  • The Exchange Students

    The Exchange Students Budget: $100K - $1M | Family Comedy In a town known for food trucks , strip clubs, and cannabis shops, a couple down on their luck, fakes an application to host rich, highly sheltered Japanese exchange students in exchange for money.

  • Lobo Tren

    Lobo Tren Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Romance When a female werewolf and a Norteno aficionado board a luxury European train, they enjoy fine dining, romance, and murder. The world needs more leaders of the pack.

  • Kings of Cabra

    Kings of Cabra Budget: $1M - $5M | Family Comedy “The Kings” Irish  football team challenges “The Westies”, a fit younger black team, to a 30 day sober competition in the Cabra neighborhood of Dublin.

  • Year of Horse

    Year of Horse Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller Horror Kongju, a  Chinese, legendary murderous, fire horse is on a killing spree. He needs people’s happiness to survive. Only the unhappy are spared, finding sanctuary in misery. 

  • Light Walkers

    Light Walkers Budget: $1M - $5M | Sci-fi Romance The Doomsday Kitten’s, a “Prepper Club” gets a chance to put their skills to the test when Light Walker Aliens invade their small town on Christmas Eve.

  • Pista de Fuego ( Rink of Fire)

    Pista de Fuego ( Rink of Fire) Budget: $1M - $5M | Sports Drama Things get heated when a transgender Latino teenager challenges the International Skating Unions rule 302. Ice Pairs must be one women and one man. 

  • Living in Oblivion

    Living in Oblivion Budget: $1M - $5M | Romance Comedy Swan Nguyen  buys a nursing home after a large inheritance, naming it “Oblivion” filling it with aging baby boomers that have clashing musical preferences. Everyone wants to live in Oblivion.

  • Brigid of Dingle

    Brigid of Dingle Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy Animation An ordinary ten year old girl from Dingle Ireland tries to model her life after St. Brigid of Kildare. Being saintly is  becoming more challenging than she imagined.

  • Vampires of the North End TV Pilot

    Vampires of the North End TV Pilot Budget: $5M - $10M | Romance Horror A modern-day, curvy vampire falls in love with a K-Pop singer all while trying to catch the Great Molasses serial killer in Boston's Little Italy.

  • Vampires of the North End

    Vampires of the North End Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy Romance A modern-day, curvy vampire falls in love with a K-Pop singer all while trying to catch the Great Molasses serial killer in Boston's Little Italy.

  • Jade Farms

    Jade Farms Budget: $1M - $5M | Romance Comedy A romantic road trip goes South when a third-generation, Vietnamese beekeeper finds herself caught up in smuggling drugs across the Canadian border using the bee's as a deterrent.

  • Chasing the Buzz

    Chasing the Buzz Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama Comedy Three strangers form an instant connection, when unfortunate events push them to chase their 1980’s British band idols.

  • Feral Female Kangaroos

    Feral Female Kangaroos Budget: $100K - $1M | Family Comedy Four misfit teen girls form a rock band. Years later their own feral daughters rally to win a recording contract. You get the kids you deserve, not the one’s you want.

  • Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle

    Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle Budget: $1M - $5M | Romance Family  A gay Scotsman finds love while trying to reinvent his  families dying funeral business. Many little things, make a big thing.

  • Isla Mujeres Zombies

    Isla Mujeres Zombies Budget: $5M - $10M | Comedy Adventure Dying to go on vacation takes on new meaning when an overworked, corporate man is determined to let nothing get in the way of enjoying his annual family vacation.

Awards

  • Quarter Finalist for Chicago Screenplay Awards for my script: Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle
    (2022)

  • Quarter Finalist: Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle Los Angeles Screenplay Awards
    (2022)

  • My Feature screenplay: Vampires of the North End was Official Selection in Lit Laughs International
    (2022)

  • My TV Pilot: Vampires of the North End Placed as Quarter Finalist for the Boston Screenplay awards.
    (2022)

  • My screenplay: Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle placed as Quarter Finalist in Portland Screenplay Awards
    (2022)

  • Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle made second round selection for International Screenwriters Association
    (2022)

  • Vampires of the North End TV Pilot was selected Best TV Pilot Script of the Month winner March 2022.
    (2022)

  • Semi-Finalist in The Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards for Vampires of the North End TV
    (2022)

  • Official Selection for best screenplay Indiefare International Film Festival Feral Female Kangaroos
    (2022)

  • Award Winner for Best Screenplay Delta International Film Festival Brigid of Dingle
    (2022)

  • Finalist for best screenplay Delta International Film Festival Feral Female Kangaroos
    (2022)

  • Official Selection Oaxaca film fest for screenplay Mony a Mickle Maks a Muckle
    (2022)

  • My screenplay "The Exchange Students", placed as a quarter finalist in the Portland Screenplay Award
    (2021)

  • I was a finalist in the Lit Laughs international Screenplay competition for Kings of Cabra
    (2020)

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