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    dannyboy Danny Manus parlayed his career as a development executive in Hollywood to becoming an in-demand script consultant and founder of No BullScript Consulting, which has been helping writers since 2009.

    The author of “No BS for Screenwriters: Advice from the Executive Perspective,” which is now in its 2nd Edition, Danny was ranked in the Top 15 “Cream of the Crop” Script Consultants by Creative Screenwriting Magazine.

    His clients include finalists and winners of numerous prestigious contests including the ABC/Disney Fellowship, Austin Film Festival, PAGE Awards, Final Draft Big Break, Nashville Film Festival, and Scriptapalooza. He has worked with over 2,500 writers and has consulted on produced projects including Strangerlands starring Nicole Kidman, I, Frankenstein starring Aaron Eckhart, Satanic Panic starring Rebecca Romijn, and In-Lawfully Yours (Netflix) starring Marilu Henner. In 2017, he was a Consulting Producer on the TV pilot Millennial Rules, starring Olivia D’Abo.

    Danny has taught seminars and workshops across the country at Austin Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, Producer’s Guild of America, NY Film Academy, LA Film School, Great American Pitchfest, Kansas City Film Fest, Screenwriting Expo, Florida Writer’s Conference, World Series of Comedy, Santa Fe Screenwriting Conference, Willamette Writers Conference, Las Vegas Writers Conference, Oklahoma Film & Music Conference, The Writers Store, Central Coast Writers Conference, Vancouver Pitchmart, Scriptwriters Network, Sherwood Oaks College, etc., and to groups in LA, NY, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Idaho, Iowa, Phoenix, Nebraska, Albuquerque, etc. He’s appeared as a guest on BBC Radio, Film Courage, and popular podcasts including Indie Film Hustle, Sell Your Script, Write Hot, and On the Page.

    Danny is also a screenwriter and was the Director of Development for Clifford Werber Productions (A Cinderella Story) where he sold the family adventure project “To Oz” to United Artists, and was instrumental in developing numerous projects including Sydney White starring Amanda Bynes and Just Add Water, starring Dylan Walsh, Jonah Hill, Melissa McCarthy and Danny DeVito.

    Danny was previously a Development Consultant for Eclectic Pictures (Lovelace), which had a deal with Millennium Films, and the Director of Development for Sandstorm Films (The Forsaken), formerly run by writer/director J.S. Cardone, which had a first look deal at Sony Screen Gems and a development deal with Top Cow Comics. He was instrumental in developing a number of films for the company including the #1 Box Office hit The Covenant, as well as 8MM2 and Sniper 3. Danny interned at Columbia Tri-Star in TV Development and at 20th Century Fox Casting.

    Danny has taken over 3600 pitches, been a judge for several major contests, and has written over 250 articles on writing for numerous websites and publications including ScriptMag. Raised on Long Island, Danny holds a B.S. degree in Television with a concentration in Screenwriting from Ithaca College.  Follow him on Twitter @Dannymanus.

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