Daniel Zimbler

Daniel Zimbler

Screenwriter

about

Daniel Zimbler is a London-based South African screenwriter and director with a Film MFA from Columbia University, New York. He co-wrote two seasons of the multi SAFTA-winning Showmax hit comedy series Tali’s Wedding Diary/Baby Diary, directing on and executive producing the second season, and now writing the third. His SAFTA-nominated feature documentary Goldblatt played international festivals, headlining Paris Photo and Photo London. Among his many television credits, Daniel was Head Writer on MNet’s popular telenovela IsiThembiso for two seasons winning the SAFTA for TV writing in 2019. He wrote for forthcoming TV drama Spinners for Canal+, led development and wrote on the 10-part historical epic about Shaka Zulu for MNet (2022), and is the co-creator of the forthcoming choose-your-own-adventure comedy series for DSTV, Flow With It (2021).

Represented by David Kayser