Daniel Calvisi

Daniel Calvisi

I live in Los Angeles, California, the movie and television capital of the world.

I am a professional movie studio Story Analyst, Teacher, Writer and private Screenplay Consultant with over 15 years of experience working professionally on the craft and business of screenplays.

My employers have included Miramax Films, Dimension Films, Twentieth Century Fox, New Line Cinema and Clinica Estetico Films (production company of Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme, “The Silence of the Lambs”). I have evaluated written submissions for executives who developed and/or executive produced the films CHICAGO, LIMITLESS, SPY KIDS, SCREAM 2 & 3, CHOCOLAT, THE WEDDING SINGER, ONE FINE DAY, THE GAME, ULEE’S GOLD and many others.

I am the author of the best-selling screenwriting book Story Maps: How to Write a GREAT Screenplay.

Story Maps #1 Amazon chart

I have taught screenwriting and story analysis at four educational institutions, including the New School University in New York City.

I have worked with hundreds of private clients as a Screenplay Consultant.

I am a paid screenwriter.

I am an Inktip.com-approved Screenplay Consultant.

At the Inktip Pitch & Networking Summit

I create and teach webinars via The Writers Store.

I am a published writer in Script magazine.

I am a contributing writer in Now Write! Screenwriting.

On set with Steven Bauer (Scarface, Breaking Bad)

I am the President of The Writers’ Building, an exclusive online screenwriters group.

I have a B.F.A. in Film and Television from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

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This is my full-time job, not just a side venture.

I hope to work with you and help you to improve your craft and meet your goals!

-Daniel Calvisi

For more about me: Why Hire Me?

My Blog: The Story Behind Film and Television

My Book: Story Maps: How to write a GREAT Screenplay

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Dan at "Mad Men" premiere

At the Mad Men Season 3 premiere


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