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Biography

Dan is a screenwriter, author, and theatre director who writes grounded, character-driven thrillers and dramas. His voice has been called cinematic, authentic, layered. He's a writer who likes to explore the secrets beneath the surface. What's more, his many years of experience working in the publishing industry at both Doubleday and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt have proven to be an asset when adapting novels and long-form non-fiction. His screenplay SNOWBLIND was an Austin Film Festival Finalist and a Page Awards Semi-Finalist.

WRITING INFLUENCES:

FILM: Tony Gilroy, Frank Darabont, Steven Zaillian, Akiva Goldsman, Lawrence Kasdan.

FICTION: Stephen King, Harper Lee, William Golding, Dennis Lehane, Michael Crichton.

RICHTHOFEN: LEGEND OF THE RED BARON

Dan Maurer, Jeff Rubin
Drama Romance

A legend rises as an empire falls in this biopic revealing the truth and tragedy of WWI's greatest combat pilot -- the Red Baron.

SNOWBLIND (AFF FINALIST)

Dan Maurer
Drama Mystery & Suspense

Winter storms and repressed memories plague a journalist as he investigates a murder that may reveal the truth about his traumatic childhood. But when his wife is abducted by the killer, he must confront his past in a way he never expected. The Black List calls it "a captivating and ever-twisting psychological thriller that could be described as MYSTIC RIVER meets GONE BABY GONE."