The demons we conjure up in our minds are far more terrifying than anything shown on screen.
~ Danielle Winston
Danielle Winston is a writer/director driven by what lurks beneath the surface of characters and their lives. She digs into the minds of her characters to explore their psychological barriers and hidden motivations. From Greenwich Village to Madison Avenue, life in Manhattan affords Winston a wellspring of creative inspiration. Often New York's backdrop becomes a vivid character in her works. Along with Winston's quirky sense of humor, reoccurring elements in her screenplays are artists and hints of the supernatural. Winston’s screenplays have been optioned and developed. She wrote and directed the suspense thriller short, HANDS OF FATE. The story also inspired a television series and feature screenplay, BROKEN BEAUTIES.
Winston has also served as an on air interviewer and directed documentaries. THE OTHER CHOICE, a documentary about women who opt out of motherhood, is her feature in progress. Theatrically, Winston has written and directed several one act plays, produced at local theaters, some have won audience choice awards. For children, her fantastical picture book series, Betsy Green Bean, is about a city witch who has a magical adventure in an edible garden. Winston also works as a freelance writer. Her articles and interviews are regularly published in regional and national magazines.