DAYNA NOFFKE

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SELECTED SCREENPLAYS

SOOTHSAYER

One Hour Pilot
Supernatural Dramedy

In 1957, a desperate single mother's fortune-telling grift puts her in touch with a real ghost, drawing her into a web of mayhem, murder and stolen fortunes, orchestrated by a secret supernatural society of old money elites.

THE SLEEPOVER

Feature
Horror/Dark Comedy

When their Halloween sleepover game releases the ghost of a notorious killer, a group of middle-school girls, armed only with their encyclopedic knowledge of horror  tropes, must unravel the rules of the killer's game to save the town from his grisly, time-bending murder spree. 

GRAVEN

One Hour Pilot

 Horror/Drama

Amidst shifting loyalties in a Southern town built on the worship of an ancient Goddess of Death, a lonely teen girl becomes the target of cult leaders when her bloody supernatural powers threaten to upend their hold over the populace.

THE CALL

Feature
Horror

After witnessing her friend’s horrific suicide, an American grad student in Japan turns to the object of her study - a mysterious phone booth with a connection to the dead - to fight the  grief-fueled spirit that threatens to consume her and all those she loves.

 

TEASER

TEASER is a lush burlesque-laced horror tone poem. Starring acclaimed burlesque dancer Lola LeSoleil, Jim Stacy and "America's Favorite Sideshow Couple" Captain and Maybelle Steele.

 

SANGUINO

Blood Donation PSA

The short film Sanguino was produced in association with Women in Horror Month and Twisted Twins Productions.

Dayna Noffke was one of 28 up- and-coming horror directors chosen to create a blood donation PSA for Women in Horror Month's annual Blood Drive (2018).

Sanguino was written by sci-fi impresario Anthony Taylor and stars Madeline Brumby, Joe Hart and Viva Tolar.

 

GENTLEWOMAN'S GUIDE TO DOMESTICITY

A mysterious woman invites her guest to a very fine dinner. Gentlewoman's Guide to Domesticity premiered at Nightmares Film Festival in 2018.

 

MADAME OF FIRE AND VICE

Directed by Dayna Noffke
Written by Alison Wroblewski

Based on a true story, a sapphic madame opens a world renowned (and illegal) brothel bringing modernity to a stunted, infant city. As the Great Seattle Fire of 1889 brews beneath the streets, our madame faces off with determined suffragettes, misogynistic railroad barons, and an enchanting prostitute unwilling to adapt.

 

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