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Dena Darvish Derakhshan

Dena Darvish Derakhshan has been going by the name Danny since kindergarten, when classmates kept mispronouncing his first name. Later in life, his business development pursuits led to a more creative career as a writer, film director, and producer. He has worked in theatre, television, film, comedy sketches, and radio. His father and mother ... See full bio »

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Beasts of the Southern Wild Miscellaneous Crew
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  Breaking the Chains (producer - as Danny Derakhshan) (pre-production)
 2018 Panomundo Part 2: Pan Worldwide (Documentary) (executive producer - as Danny Derakhshan)
 2015 Tales of Horror (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2015) ... (executive producer - segment "Little Reaper", as Danny Derakhshan)
 2015 Panomundo Part 1: The Evolution of the Steelpan (Documentary) (executive producer - as Danny Derakhshan)
 2014 12 Months (Documentary) (supervising producer - as Danny Derakhshan)
 2013 Little Reaper (Short) (executive producer - as Danny Derakhshan)
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Alternate Names:

Danny | Danny Derakhshan

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Moviemaking in theory is not hard. Movies are detailed technical screenplay blueprints played out on a stage with intricate camera movements capturing the action. Movies are a collaborative effort of a director's vision of the screenplay. See more »


Spends time at comedy clubs in front row. Was called Greek, Jewish, Indian, Mexican, Italian, Lebanese, Russian by six different comedians in one night. See more »


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