Bio: Dan Tino is an award-winning screenwriter with numerous accolades as a UCLA graduate. In 2017 his feature script Breaking Up Shiva won the UCLA Screenwriter's Showcase for Best Feature Comedy. In 2018, Dan was selected as one of four UCLA students to the first Storytelling Initiative in Cannes. During the Initiative, Dan wrote a feature film that received a first look deal with Canal+ about his grandfather’s experience in the French Resistance. Later in that same year, Dan’s screenplay Nasty Nancy won Honorable Mention in the 2018 Screenwriter’s Showcase for Best Feature Drama.
Dan has been working in the film and television industry since 2005, first as a script supervisor for the comedy Danny Roane: First Time Director and then as a producer and casting director for shows on FOX, NBC, MTV and Discovery Channel. He has written music for Friday Night Lights on NBC and two other feature films while working as a professional casting director and writing numerous original feature and television scripts. As an actor and musician, Dan has performed on stage in Los Angeles at The Improv, The Comedy Store and many other venues across the city and has had guest roles in various films and television shows including Employee of the Month and House Arrest on atom.com. Dan received his BA in History at UC Berkeley in 2011. Loglines Y2K(Feature Comedy):Three teenaged best friends get super high on the last day of the twentieth century and decide to knock off a bunch of items from their high school bucket list before the end of the world.
NASTY NANCY (Feature Drama): An ex-convict with a terminal illness abducts her nine-year-old son from his abusive father and takes him on one last road trip before she dies.