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Dave Harlequin

Described by both press and colleagues as an "independent renaissance man" and "voice of the underground," Dave Harlequin is a professional screenwriter, journalist, producer, and independent filmmaker from Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the Creative Director of North Carolina based studio A Stranger Concept Films, and is the Festival Director of the annual Stranger Days Independent Film Festival. He has written and produced over a dozen films, and has won over 40 awards at various film festivals and conventions around the world.

In addition to his film work, Harlequin is the Editor in Chief of Nerd Nation Magazine, has over a dozen published short stories, dozens more non-fiction published credits, and has been nominated for two Rondo Hatton Awards for his journalistic contributions. Outside of his career in entertainment, Harlequin is an avid cinema and ice hockey fan, and enjoys cooking, coffee, gaming, and hanging out with his dog.