writer for screen, stage, and new media
“What was any art but a mold to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself- life hurrying past us and running away, to strong to stop, too sweet to lose.”
A tranquil Greek island becomes the center of a criminal conspiracy involving art and money. An art historian joins an international task force to uncover the truth, but her loyalties are tested when she develops feelings for a local cop who has secrets of his own.
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The massive, global world of political disinformation connects the lives of a Bulgarian teenager working for a shadowy Russian organization, the founder of an American right-wing troll farm, and an ambitious member of the British Parliament brought down by a fake-news scandal, who teams up with a Silicon Valley programmer determined to fight back.
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After the death of their CEO and patriarch, a secretive family-run business struggles to stay at the top of the cutthroat multi-billion-dollar glitter industry.
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When Michael Hutchence, one of the biggest rock stars of all time, is the victim of a random attack, the traumatic injury makes him a new person overnight. The only way for the new Michael to work through the drastic changes in his life is with the help of the person he used to be.
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Writing and Producing Credits
fiction and poetry
Danielle Wolff is an Emmy-nominated screenwriter and playwright. Her credits include Kyle XY Continuum, which was a finalist for an Interactive Media Programming Emmy. She has written for and/or produced numerous Marvel Television series, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, and Guardians of the Galaxy and has previously worked on prime-time dramas Wicked Wicked Games and American Heiress. As a Marvel writer she also scripted the special Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire, now available on Disney XD. Her most recent animation work, Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya can be seen on Sony's Crunchyroll streaming platform.
Danielle currently has several television and feature film projects in development—both live-action and animation—and has had writing residencies with the Ile-de-France Film Commission and the Athens Film Office in Greece, where she is currently developing a television pilot in conjunction with the support of the Cannes Marché du Film.
Stage credits include Weightless, which received its New York premiere at the Producers Club, and was the winner of the playwriting festival at the Attic Theatre in Hollywood and Huntsville, an audio drama produced by Studio 630 and aired on NPR.
Danielle received an MFA from the screenwriting program at UCLA and is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska. She previously worked with Uncommon Repertory Theater and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. She has appeared as a speaker at film festivals and universities in the US, UK, and Greece and has been a panelist at events including WonderCon and AWP.
In addition to her work writing for film and television, Danielle is a writer and scholar in the field of diplomatic studies, with a focus on cultural diplomacy.
She holds a Master's Degree in Global Diplomacy from SOAS at the University of London, and a Graduate Diploma in International Relations from the London School of Economics at the University of London. Her dissertation was titled "Desert and Light: The Crossroads of Foreign Policy and Cultural Diplomacy through the Louvre Abu Dhabi."
Danielle is the founder and managing editor of Culture/Diplomacy, an online publication that explores contemporary issues that sit in the nexus of culture and international politics. She has also written book reviews for the Hague Journal of Diplomacy, the world's leading research journal for the study of diplomacy based at Leiden University in the Netherlands.