Book of Dan
Dan, a gay dad, struggles with his son's decision to take on an unusual job for the summer.
Don ScimeDirectorThe David Dance
Don ScimeWriterThe David Dance
Don ScimeProducerThe David Dance
Don ScimeKey Cast"Dan"
RJ MillsSoundSummoning Sylvia
Runtime:18 minutes 50 seconds
Completion Date:March 4, 2022
Production Budget:3,000 USD
Country of Origin:United States
Country of Filming:United States
Queer Bee LGBTQ Film Festival
Don Scimé produced, wrote & starred in the multi-award-winning feature film, THE DAVID DANCE (on Amazon Prime). 28 Wins, 8 Wins for Best Picture and 50 plus film festivals, the theatrical release was held over at Cinepolis Chelsea, NYC, Toronto, Los Angeles & San Fran.. The screenplay is part of the permanent core collection of the Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (Margaret Herrick Library).
WORLD PREMIERE: Cinequest Film Festival
LGBTQ Premiere: Miami LGBTQ Film Festival
WINNER: Audience Award, Best Narrative Feature Film - Tallgrass Film Festival
WINNER: Festival Favorite - Cinema Diverse, Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival
WINNER: Best Feature Film, LIIFE
WINNER: Audience Award, Best Narrative Feature Film - Long Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
WINNER: Best Picture - New Hope Film Festival
WINNER: Best Director - New Hope Film Festival
WINNER: LGBT Spirit Award - New Hope Film Festival
WINNER: Best Screenplay - NOVA Fest
WINNER: Best LGBT Film - NOVA Fest
WINNER: Best Actor (Runner Up) - NOVA Fest
WINNER: Distinctive Achievement, Best Actor, Wild Rose Film Fest
WINNER: Distinctive Achievement, Best Screenplay, Wild Rose Film Fest
Other film & television credits include BLUE BLOODS (CBS), THE WHITE HOUSE PLUMBERS (HBO) and SMALL TIME, directed by Niav Conty (Winner, BEST FEATURE FILM, Cinequest). BA, Theatre, SUNY, Geneseo. A graduate of The Academy Repertory Company & The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, he received the Charles Jelingher Award for Acting & The American Theatre Wing Scholarship. Member of AEA & SAG-AFTRA. Don taught acting, improvisation, film and theatre arts at SUNY College at Geneseo, Sundog Theatre, Manhattan Youth, The Leadership Program, The Calhoun School in New York City and Studio Arena Theatre.
BOOK OF DAN is a personal look into the unexpected and often funny terrain of gay fatherhood.