Diane J. Wright is a Canadian-American story consultant and ghostwriter focusing on diversity in inclusion and authentic representation of the BIPoC, neurodiverse, and disabled communities in features and series.
Inclusion. Equity. Parity.
On screen and off
Diane collaborates with producers and writers to make page meet vision, to build emotional resonance, and to highlight voice & perspective while reducing culturally insensitive portrayals, inauthentic representation, erasure, and all the 'isms.
Her work in independent feature film has contributed to prizes at premiere festivals such as Sundance and Tribeca. She has been a trusted Telefilm-approved story editor, a studio development assistant, contributed to national releases, to series airing on network and cable, and to two New York Times bestselling non-fiction titles.
Outside the office, Diane is a baker, an animal lover, a former Blue Sky digital strategist, a national pageant title holder, and the founder of one of the largest global communities of invisibly disabled adults.
Moving Parts Film Festival 2020 Presents: Creators' Workshop on Diversity & Inclusion
Writers. Producers. Developments execs. We all need to up our game when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the stories we create. Audiences are demanding it and since the box office rules, studios, networks, and production companies are following suit.
How do we rise to the challenge? In this interactive workshop, story consultant and advocate Diane J. Wright will outline some practical guidelines story creators can follow to make every project more inclusive, more diverse, and more authentically resonant.
September 26, 2020.
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Date: Sep 11, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:30pm PT
International Screenwriters' Association Presents: A Conversation on Inclusive Storytelling
Hollywood is changing. Studios, networks, and production companies are demanding more diverse content to meet market demand. How do screenwriters rise to the challenge? In this interactive event, anti-racist educator and screenwriter Ashwini Prasad and story consultant and advocate Diane J. Wright will introduce you to the basics of inclusive storytelling for the screen.
This discussion will be valuable for screenwriters of all levels.