Film Fatales
Donna Wheeler
Dwpublcitypic preview

Donna Wheeler is an accomplished writer, director and producer, and has worked in both production and post production for PBS, The History Channel, A&E Networks, Disney/Polygram, The Travel Channel, ABC, CBS and Paramount studios for more than a decade. She began as a writer/director for Walt Disney, where she directed IATSE crews and SAG actors for a series of DVD projects featuring the 3 Disney Theme Parks. In 2015, Wheeler co-produced the multi-award-winning feature drama BETTER HALF, in streaming release on various platforms. Prior, she wrote and directed the award-winning feature comedy DEATH OF A SALESWOMAN, which sold worldwide at Cannes 2016. Also in 2016, Wheeler directed a T.D. Jakes TV segment for OWN as well as served as a director and executive producer for DPL Productions on COUPLETS series. She’s currently contracted to direct a dramedy feature, SAM & ELVIS in the coming year. Wheeler is additionally Shadow Directing on LA-based feature drama/thriller coming out in 2018, RUST CREEK. Wheeler is a seasoned, award-winning screenwriter, with her work appearing in multiple writing competitions that include Nicholls, Sundance, Slamdance, LA Femme, Female Eye, Austin and Beverly Hills film festivals. She heads a production company in Los Angeles, CA that focuses on gender parity, diversity and women-centric content.

Selected Works

  • Death of a Saleswoman trailer