Diane J. Wright is a Canadian-American story consultant and ghostwriter. She is best known for building authentic, believable characters that reflect the diversity of our human experience and give audiences the feels.
Her work in independent feature film has earned prizes at premiere festivals such as Sundance and Tribeca. On network and cable, Diane has contributed to series airing on Lifetime and SyFy. She has been a trusted Telefilm-approved story editor, the long-form development assistant at the former Alliance Atlantis, and contributed to two New York Times bestselling non-fiction titles. Diane develops independent features and series as partner in Milkboss with writer-director Jeff Renfroe.
Diane’s award-winning original work reflects her bi-racial, bi-cultural, and neurodiverse perspective. Her personal project goals are to move audiences with representative, inclusive, and commercial stories. Diane’s lifelong passion for studying society and human behaviour along with her innate talent for uncovering the essence beneath make her unique in the field and an indispensable asset to the development team.
Outside the office, Diane is a foodie, a baker, an animal lover, a former dot-com innovator, a tabletop gamer, and a drag aficionado. This one time, at band camp, she was even a national pageant queen. She draws on her breadth of knowledge and experience to bring the camp, pluck the heartstrings, turn an action sequence, and scare you out of your seat.
Her north star is and will always be: Stay true. Dream big. ✨