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Danny Manus

About Danny Manus

Danny Manus is one of the most in-demand script consultants as CEO of No BullScript Consulting and author of No B.S. for Screenwriters: Advice from the Executive Perspective. He was ranked one of the “Cream of the Crop” script consultants in CS Magazine and named one of ScreenCraft’s “25 People Writers Should Follow on Twitter.” His clients include finalists or winners of the ABC/Disney Fellowship, Austin Film Festival, PAGE Awards, Nashville Film Festival, Scriptapalooza, etc. He has consulted on projects including Strangerlands starring Nicole Kidman, I, Frankenstein starring Aaron Eckhart, and In-Lawfully Yours starring Marilu Henner. He’s a Development Consultant for Symerra Productions and was previously the Director of Development for Clifford Werber Productions (Cinderella Story), where he sold “To Oz” to United Artists and was a production exec on Just Add Water and Sydney White. He was also the Development Consultant for Eclectic Pictures (Lovelace) and the DOD at Sandstorm Films (The Covenant, 8MM2), which had a first look deal at Screen Gems. Danny has appeared on numerous podcasts, BBC radio, is a columnist for ScriptMag, a judge six years running for PAGE Awards, and has been a speaker at Austin Film Festival, the Producer’s Guild of America, Kansas City Film Fest, and dozens of other major writing conferences. You can follow him on Twitter: @DannyManus.

Notes from the Margins: A Writer’s Greatest Enemy

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Much like an innocent, wide-eyed gazelle prancing along the African plains, the amateur writer has many natural enemies lurking, waiting to pounce.  But I bet you don’t know what their greatest natural enemy is. It’s not the cold-hearted agent, not the...