Diane Hanks

Diane Hanks has an MA in Publishing & Writing from Emerson College in Boston, MA. Her feature screenplay PARAGRAPH 175 – about Hitler’s relentless persecution of homosexuals – was recently featured on the Black List and Matthew Newton is attached to direct; his film FROM NOWHERE won several awards. Diane’s other screenplays – both features and pilots – also have done well in prestigious screenplay competitions, including the Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship (semifinalist, THE PATRIOT SPY) and the Austin Film Festival (top 30 pilots, The Highwayman and The Cuvvie). And her pilot Changelings won the 2016 Page International Screenwriting Awards Grand Prize.

Diane also taught screenwriting at Roger Williams University and appeared as a guest lecturer on screenwriting at Stonehill College and Emerson College.