Talent Guide

Danny Daneau

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Episodic Lab 2017


Surviving a series of life-threatening illness as a boy, British/American Danny Daneau found an unquenchable appetite for stories about growing up. He is now the hubby-half of a writing duo with his spouse, Laura C. Lopez. Together they are dedicated to telling big, adventurous, Latinx stories to inspire their young children. With a Master of Fine Arts in Digital Cinema, Danny directed his first feature at age 24. Recent credits include writing/directing a half-hour pilot, The Quinn Marcus Show for PopTV and directing Keke Palmer to her first Emmy win in 2021 for her performance in the Facebook Watch comedy series, Turnt Up with the Taylors. Together as a writing team, Danny and Laura’s first feature project, American Dreamer, was selected amongst 4000 submissions to be part of Imagine Entertainment’s Impact accelerator program under the mentorship of Hollywood scribe Matt Lieberman. In 2021, they were hired by Netflix to write a large-scale adventure movie based on a concept they created. Danny is an alumni of Film Independent, a member of the WGA West and managed at M88.

Current Project

Young Alfred Hitchcock (Pilot)


An adolescent Alfred Hitchcock finds his true calling when he interns for a camera-wielding Jesuit Priest and is thrown into a world of mystery and murder within the dreary Edwardian district of East London.