Dan Hannon has written, developed and punched up original screenplays for Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation and Warner Independent Pictures, as well as highly successful production houses including Di Bonaventura Pictures, Happy Madison Productions and Village Roadshow Pictures. He slid into the director’s chair for award-winning live action drama/sci-fi short The Pond, starring Alicia Witt and David Morse, currently in distribution with Shorts Entertainment Networks following an international film festival run, limited theatrical exhibition and Academy Award® consideration. Hannon is also Co-Founder and Industry Director of the New Hampshire Film Festival, now an Oscar® Qualifying Festival for Short Films, and serves as the Outstanding Writing in Film judge for Emerson College’s EVVY Awards. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of New Hampshire, holding a bachelor's degree in biology, with a minor in economics and studies in creative writing. Born and raised in a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, Hannon continues to spend as much time as possible in New England with his family, where he is an avid skier and former youth alpine racing coach within the U.S. Ski & Snowboard organization. He is a member of the WGA and is represented by WME.
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