Mini Bio (1)
Elise D'Haene is a screenwriter and published author. For Disney, she was a writer of THE LITTLE MERMAID II, and wrote the script treatment, original characters, and story lines for THE MAGIC ISLAND. She penned a half dozen episodes of Showtime's "Red Shoe Diaries," served as a writer and story editor on the series "Wind on Water" at NBC, and wrote several pilots for FX, NBC, ABC, among others.
For the Zalman King Company, D'Haene wrote several produced feature screenplays and co-wrote SUNSTORM, starring Bo Derek and Stacy Keach. She is a sought after script doctor for screenplays and TV.
In addition to her screen work, D'Haene continues to write and publish fiction. Academy Award nominee Emma Donoghue (ROOM) selected D'Haene's short story "Self-Deliverance" for publication, and wrote that "D'Haene explores an appalling act of love: helping someone die. This three-way love story is a heart-breaking study of family values, in the best sense."
D'Haene is the author of the novel "Licking Our Wounds" (Permanent Press), which won a Best Small Press Fiction Award, co-author of the erotic series "Red Shoe Diaries" (Penguin/Berkeley Books, 2006), and has published several short stories, including "Married," winner of a Hemingway Award.
She is a Visiting Artist at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, where she co-developed a low-residency MFA in Writing for the Screen & Stage. She has several feature film and TV projects in development, including BEAVER, LAS VEGAS, BLOOM, LUNA BAY (Global Genesis Group), HARP, and ULYSSES.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Elise D'Haene