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Dan Berlinka is a BAFTA-winning writer, director and producer. Dan co-created and co-wrote THE A LIST for Kindle Entertainment/Lionsgate/CBBC, for which he also directed six episodes, including both season finales. After series one it was picked up and recommissioned by Netflix worldwide, with Dan as an EP over the series. Award winning online mystery drama DIXI ran for four series on CBBC and won a BAFTA in 2014. Dan’s 10 x 30’ original children's comedy series LAGGING debuted on CBBC in 2021 and was recommissioned for two more series. Series 3 will be airing November 2023. Dan was headwriter for ITCH, an adaptation of the Simon Mayo novel he developed for Komixx now broadcasting on ABC Me and which has been acquired by CBBC. Dan also developed RHYME TIME TOWN, an animation series for Dreamworks/Netflix which is now streaming on Netflix.  Original projects are in development with Carnival, Caligari Films and King Bert. 


Dan also wrote INSPECTOR SUNSHINE a family movie produced by Perplexia Pictures/Great Point Media. His tv credits include episodes of THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO (ITV), CASUALTY (BBC) (for which he recently also directed an episode he wrote), GET EVEN (CBBC / Netflix) BBC iPlayer, SHAUN THE SHEEP (Aardman/CBBC), HOLLYOAKS (Lime/C4) amongst many many others. 


Dan Berlinka

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