Alan Di Fiore

Alan Di Fiore (sometimes Alan DiFiore) is a Canadian screenwriter and producer of film and television, best known for his work on Grimm and the thriller film Money Monster, starring George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O'Connell.

Early lifeEdit

DiFiore co-founded Pagliacci's Restaurant, located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, with his friend, Howard Siegel. His mother was the creator of most of Pagliacci's Restaurant's outstanding menu items.[1]

CareerEdit

DiFiore has worked extensively across film and television since the early 1990s. His numerous television credits include the CTV movie The Life and Milgaard, which won eight Geminis; the mini-series Vendetta and episodes of Ghost Whisperer and Neon Rider. In 2005, he won his third Gemini Award for his work on the Da Vinci's Inquest television show. DiFiore also wrote and served as producer on the CBS series The Handler.[2]

In 2010, Di Fiore created The Bridge. The series was inspired by former Toronto police union head, Craig Bromell. It's a procedural drama about a union leader fighting criminals on the street, his bosses, and corruption on the force. Di Foire executive produced it alongside Laszlo Barna, Bromell, Robert Wertheimer and Adam J. Shully. He also worked on the fantasy police procedural drama television series Grimm (co-created by Jim Kouf, whom Di Fiore has worked with on several projects) as a writer and producer.

In 2016, Money Monster was released, directed by Jodie Foster. Di Fiore and Kouf wrote the original script of the film.[3] On July 25, 2014, TriStar Pictures won the rights to finance and release the film, whose latest draft was written by Jamie Linden.[4]

FilmographyEdit

Production Notes Distributor/Broadcaster
Bride of Violence Mini-series
Neon Rider 2 episodes CTV (1990-1992)/YTV (1992-1995)
Hard Time: The David Milgaard Story TV Movie Alliance Atlantis Communications
On The Corner Story Editor On the Corner Productions Inc.
The Life TV Movie CTV
The Handler Writer CBS
Da Vinci's Inquest Story Editor, Writer - 6 episodes CBC Television
Desolation Sound Story Editor Allumination Filmworks
Ghost Whisperer 1 episode CBS
The Quality of Life TV Movie CBC
The Bridge Creator CTV
A Fork in The Road Written with Jim Kouf
Grimm Writer- 10 episodes, co-executive producer NBC
Money Monster Written with Jim Kouf and Jamie Linden TriStar Pictures
The Long Road Home Mini-series, 2 episodes National Geographic
The Expanse 1 episode Syfy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.timescolonist.com/news/obituaries/lenore-difiore-touched-victoria-with-her-singing-and-her-cheesecake-1.2338152
  2. ^ http://www.tv.com/shows/the-handler/
  3. ^ http://www.timescolonist.com/big-picture-long-road-leads-to-clooney-for-former-victoria-writer-1.2242778
  4. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (July 25, 2014). "TriStar Wins Auction For $30 Million Jodie Foster-George Clooney Pic 'Money Monster'". deadline.com. Retrieved March 5, 2015.

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