Isabel Dréan is an award-winning screenwriter, director, and producer who has made a name for herself in the film industry. Known for her ability to explore the complexities of human nature and contemporary themes through intricate and emotive writing. Isabel particularly excels at delving into female perspectives and has earned recognition in a wide range of genres, from psychological thrillers to romantic comedies. Her work delves into the complexities of pain, laughter, hope, and despair, often exploring the duality of light and dark.
Her stories have been praised for their emotional depth and skillful writing. As a true master of her craft, Isabel continues to captivate with her unique voice and style. With five of her screenplays produced in the last fifteen months, Isabel's versatility, ability to elevate notes, and unique voice make her an ideal collaborator. Her love for travel and diverse cultures also influences her writing, particularly her desire to create uplifting stories during these gloomy times. Isabel is a valuable asset to any film or television production.
QF Nicholl Fellowship
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WOMEN IN FILM
Official Ambassador for HUSSLUP, the Talent Discovery Startup.
Season 1 | Murder Mystery/Thriller | 1h 30 min - French with English Subtitles
WINNER – Best Action/Thriller/Horror Series – Hollyweb Fest 2013
WINNER – Best Directing – Hollyweb Fest 2013
WINNER – Silver Medal, NY International Film Festival – Best Online Program
NOMINATED – Best Online Program – Banff Media Festival 2012
NOMINATED – Best Webseries Fiction – Prix Numix, Montreal 2012
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Best Fiction – WebTV Festival, Larochelle France 2012
WINNER – BEST DIRECTING - AUSTIN WEBFEST, Texas 2014
WINNER – BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR - MARC FOURNIER AUSTIN
WEBFEST, Texas 2014
WINNER – BEST SUSPENSE/THRILLER SERIES: MELBOURNE WEBFEST,
Michel Galand, famous novelist, invites five friends for dinner. He prepared everything: good wine, small presents for everyone, a good meal and... his suicide as dessert. But the events do not turn out as the writer had planned.
Season 2 | Murder Mystery/Thriller | French with English Subtitles
WINNER – Outstanding Writing – LAWebfest Awards 2014
WINNER – Outstanding Lead Actress – LAWebfest Awards 2014
WINNER – Grand Prize: Outstanding Drama – LAWebfest
WINNER – Best Action/Thriller/Horror Series– Hollyweb Fest
WINNER – Best Original Music – WebTV Festival, Larochelle
OFFICIAL SELECTION: After Dark Category, TOWebfest, 2014
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Marseilles Webfest 2014
OFFICIAL SELECTION – BEST SUSPENSE SERIES : BAJA WEB-
FEST, Mexico 2014
OFFICIAL SELECTION - MIAMI WEBFEST, Mexico 2014
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Independent Film Quarterly FESTIVAL -
Los Angeles, USA 2014
The 2e season picks up ten months after the events that concluded season one. Jonathan Brière must face his demons. Find the person responsible for the death of his friend and colleague, Dan Portal.
With the help of a new teammate, Alex Dubois, our hero must interrogate and protect three key witnesses ... A game of cat and mouse begins between police and suspects ... Seedy hotel ... surveillance cameras ... an assassin called « the Hand » ... Who will crack first? Who will die? 72 hours to find the truth.
Short Film | Psychological Horror | 16 min
New Wave Los Angeles Film Festival Best Short, Best Directing, Best Cinematography
If happiness is family, how does one keep on living when losing a child? For Anna, life comes to a halt when she loses her daughter in an accident. She is torn between her living young son, Mathis and the memory her beloved daughter. Will she be able to let go of this extraordinary love that binds them? Can this love keep them together even through death? Or should she let go?
Nicholl Fellowship 2022 - Top 7%
"This is a very touching and heartfelt story. The setting is incorporated into the story in such a wonderful way, and that makes the script such an interesting read. We also get to learn about another culture along the way, which is great." - Screencraft Feature Reader.
Logline: When a world adventurer settles in Laos to open the first bookshop after the communist era, she soon befriends a local teenage boy with a deep love of books. But when his family pushes her to become his guardian, she is faced with a dilemma that could change their lives forever. Based on a true story.
FEATURE | Coming-of-Age | Travel |
Attached to Direct
WRITTEN BY: ISABEL DRÉAN
#FemaleLead #TrueStory #SouthEastAsia
Budget: 5-10M+ USD$
Location: Laos, Thailand, Los Angeles
Feature | Coming-of-Age | 80s |
Attached to Direct.
WRITTEN BY: ISABEL DRÉAN
#FemaleLead #WomensRights #TrueStory #Canada
Budget: < 2.5M Location: Canada
Logline: When a rebellious high school drop-out leaves home to become a nanny, the 16-year-old struggles to reconcile her 'girls just wanna have fun' attitude with her new boss--an ultra-orthodox Jewish family. Based on a true story. Set in the 80s.
DARK COMEDY | ROMANCE | CRIME
Budget: <5M USD$
FEATURE WRITTEN BY: RACHAEL BIGGS
LOGLINE: A heartbroken and depressed woman hires a hitman to end her life, but when she falls for him, they must join forces to fight against rival hitmen to save their lives and their newfound love.
ATTACHED AS A DIRECTOR.
Produced by: Isabel Dréan
Written & directed by: Julia Bergeron
DARK COMEDY | CRIME
Winner Best Comedy - Santa Monica Int'l Film Festival
Winner Best Comedy Short - Burbank Int'l Film Festival
Winner Best Short Film - Omaha Film Fest
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