Independent Writers' Caucus
An award-winning writer and published author since the third grade, Danielle Weinberg recently sold her original romcom script MANSION SITTER, in development now with Johnson Production Group. Danielle’s play MURDER, PARTY OF TEN debuted in 2020, and in 2022, four festivals selected her comedic short film DOWN WITH THE SHIP.
Danielle is a graduate of the Writing Seminars at the Johns Hopkins University, where she also earned a degree in Film & Media Studies. She has an M.F.A. in Feature Film Screenwriting from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She worked for Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (STAR TREK, SLEEPY HOLLOW) and developed projects for Orlando Jones and Legion of Creatives.
Danielle's writing style is witty and smart, with fun twists and snappy banter. Her influences include Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Billy Wilder, and Steven Spielberg. She has placed in the Top 10% of the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, and her pilot CURIOSITY reached the quarterfinals of both the ScreenCraft TV Pilot Script Competition and Final Draft’s Big Break Screenwriting Contest.
A proud Marylander, Danielle is passionate about classic Hollywood, Sherlock Holmes, Disneyland, swimming, Bing Crosby, the Anaheim Ducks, and the Washington Capitals.
(Feature – comps: ROXANNE, YOU'VE GOT MAIL, READY PLAYER ONE)
"Cyrano" in the world of online gaming: Romantic but insecure war vet Landon helps his hunky best friend win the heart of an amazing girl — a player in Landon’s online video game — even though Landon is in love with her!
(Pilot – comps: CASTLE, VERONICA MARS, LUCIFER)
Sherlock Holmes with a sci-fi twist: An outgoing young undergrad teams with a brilliant but socially inept A.I. researcher to solve baffling murder cases — and gradually comes to realize that her genius partner is the world's first android.
(Pilot – comps: VERONICA MARS, MOONLIGHTING, MONK)
A brilliant, sarcastic P.I. catches criminals with the aid of the detective she divorced, in the city she can’t stand: Las Vegas.
Character-driven, Female-centric, Crime, Procedural, Romantic, Sci-Fi, Snarky