Danny is a prolific writer/director in the kids/family genre. He has written for the multi-award-winning Hey Duggee for CBeebies (Series 1 & 2), Disney’s PJ Masks (Series 2-4), Hasbro’s Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy (Series 1 & 2), CBBC’s Roy (Series 1) and the new Thunderbirds Are Go! for CiTV (Series 1), amongst many others. He has co-written/directed the UK live-action family films, Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg? (world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival) and Future TX (2021), both with regular live-action collaborator Tim Clague. Danny & Tim also created Dog Years, the pre-school live-action TV show. Danny’s drama writing credits include EastEnders and Doctors, and he’s written/directed numerous short films, one of which, Origin, won Best Horror Short at the London Independent Film Festival. In 2007, Danny set up the Red Planet Prize with writer/producer Tony Jordan, and is regularly involved in mentoring and writing schemes for new writers.
Writing on a new series
Development work for French studio
Development work for Chinese studio
Co-writing and co-directing a new live action kids film with Tim Clague; currently editing.
Rewrite of horror film
Family feature film. Premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in the Family strand, October 2015.
Did a rewrite and polish on the screenplay of a new direct-to-video feature film based on the LEGO Friends characters. August 2014
Wrote 5 episodes on this animation series
Co-Creator, Lead Writer, Producer & Director with Tim Clague
Pre-school live-action show (10 x 7′ eps) about Dash the dog trying to understand the world around him, in his own unique way – now screening on KiDoodle.
2 x 11′ episodes for Season 4 of the internationally popular show
Commissioned to write 9 episodes for this Irish/US pre-school animation. First series now screening on Discovery Kids US / Pop TV UK.
4 x 11′ episodes for Season 3 of the internationally popular show
4 x 7′ episodes of a new animated series based on the popular online games.
3 x 11′ episodes for Season 2 of the internationally popular show
1 x episode for new animation series
6 x 5′ episodes of the new pre-school animation, broadcast summer 2017.
3 x 11′ episodes for new animation.
Part of the writing team for this BAFTA award-winning show.
1 x 11′ episode
Wrote episodes on the Disney pre-school animation series.
1 x 22’ episode of reimaging of the classic animated adventure series; broadcast June 2015
Pilot episode and 3 episodes of this show.
2 x 11’ episodes of preschool 2D animation (3-6 year olds)
2 x 11’ episodes.
4 x 2’ episodes.
6 x 11’ episodes children’s comedy. Producer: Laura Duncalf
2 x 30’ episodes. Series storyline.
Winner: Best Children’s Drama, Royal Television Society Awards
Nominated: Best Drama, BAFTA Children’s Awards
2 x 30’ episodes ‘Taking Control’ and ‘The Fate We Make’
26 x 30 episodes
Pilot and series story editor
Winner: Best Children’s Animation, BAFTA
2 x 30’ episodes ‘Changes’ and ‘Love Me and Leave Me’
Development work for Malaysian studio.
Development work for Indian studio.
Series development and pilot episode.
Writer of story and in-game text.
Writer of in-game dialogue.
Writer / Director
Original 6-part comedy series
Internet-based diary series
Director. 5’ comedy film.
Writer / director / producer.
Selected: Raindance Film Festival, Branchange Film Festival, Berlin British Shorts, London Short Film Festival, Shortcutz London, Purbeck Film Festival
Winner: Best Horror Short, London Independent Film Festival 2012
Writer / Director
Feature film. Writer/Director: Dan Turner, starring Peter Mullan
Award winning short film, writer/director: Rob Brown
Feature Film, writer/director: Tom Collins, starring Colm Meaney
Award winning animated short film.
Writer/director: Sam Morrison
Feature Film in development