Diane Bell

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Diane Bell

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Diane Bell is a screenwriter and director. Her first feature, Obselidia, premiered in Dramatic Competition at Sundance 2010, and won two awards. The film went on to to be nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards, including one for Best First Screenplay. Her second film, Bleeding Heart, a drama starring Jessica Biel and Zosia Mamet, premiered at Tribeca 2015. She is currently in post on her third feature, Of Dust and Bones. She has written numerous commissioned and optioned scripts, including two with renowned director John McTiernan (whose credits include Die Hard and The Hunt for Red October). In addition to writing and directing films, Diane with her producing partner Chris Byrne, is a founder of the Rebel Heart Film Workshop program (www.rebelheartfilm.com), in which she teaches step by step how to make a stand out indie film.

Classes with Diane Bell

Draft a Screenplay

8-Week: Draft a Screenplay

August 16, 2018

Diane Bell's Articles

Top Secret Blog

The Script-Selling Advice I Wish I'd Had

January 10, 2018

Writing screenplays is a funny business, because a screenplay isn't a work of art in itself; it's just the blueprint