Diane Weipert, Writer, Director, Producer
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Diane Weipert is an award-winning Screenwriter, Author, and Director. 2020 began with an Oscar win for The Neighbor's Window, the adaptation of her acclaimed radio story The Living Room.Originally broadcast on Love+Radio and RadioLab, The Living Room was named Best Podcast Episode of 2015 by The New York Times, Wired, and The Atlantic. Among her current streaming and television projects are: Jane Wayne, an hour series co-created with writer and executive producer, Howard Burkons, in active development at Atlas Entertainment (and a top 3 finalist in the 2019 Final Draft competition); and CABO, an international co-production Telenovela (also with Burkons) to be made in Mexico. In the feature world, her original spec script Dogwood Winter, under the auspices of producer Chip Diggins, is out to directors, as is Black Rooster, cowritten with Peter Bratt, which will star Benjamin Bratt, produced by Five Sticks Productions. Next on deck is the series adaptation of her YA book The Waking Moon, which has been loved by millions, and is one of the all-time most read books on Wattpad. Diane's screenwriting debut premiered at the World Cinema Competition at Sundance with the film, Solo Dios Sabe, starring Diego Luna and Alice Braga. She has collaborated on feature projects with Eddie Izzard, Michelle Rodriguez, and horror director Adrian Garcia Bogliano, among others. Diane's directorial debut, Niñera, was one of nine shorts selected to tour with the 2017 Lunafest, and has screened at festivals and events around the world. She came of age in Spain and Latin America, and is bilingual in English and Spanish. She has taught writing at the University of San Francisco, and film and screenwriting courses for the Prison University Project at San Quentin. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and son.