Daniel MacCannell
The feature film Henry the Tenth, which MacCannell wrote and co-directed, is a comedy about the fall of the House of Windsor. At Method Fest 2003 it was nominated for four awards including Best Screenplay and the Fotokem Maverick Award for quality in a low-budget film. Among MacCannell's many prizes for fiction writing, the 1998 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Screenwriting Fellowship (for The Shoulders of Giants) is his favorite, as it was the largest. In 1999-2000 MacCannell was hired by MGM-UA to write a series of twenty-eight Pink Panther cartoons. Many other rewrites and independent productions have followed. Daniel MacCannell joined E! Entertainment Television, Inc. in 1998 after graduating from UCLA's MFA-Screenwriting program. He is currently an executive in E!is Program Planning & Acquisitions group. MacCannell was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine in 1971. He is a full member of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain. Daniel MacCannell was awarded a Screenwriting grant at UCLA in 1998 for The Shoulders of Giants