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Dana M. Jackson

Manager, Echo Lake Entertainment
Dana Jackson has built and guided the careers of such scribes as Bert V. Royal, the award-winning playwright of Dog Sees God and screenwriter of the critically acclaimed hit film Easy A, and Karen DiConcetto who, along with Royal, created the television series Recovery Road for Freeform.

In 1997, she was named SVP of Hunt/Tavel Productions, the Sony-based production company of Oscar winning actor-producer Helen Hunt and producer/manager Connie Tavel. While there she developed and was a Co-Producer of Hunt’s directorial debut Then She Found Me, which the actress starred in with Bette Midler and Colin Firth. Jackson went on to become SVP for Freestyle Pictures where she developed and packaged The Accidental Virgin with Heather Graham to star.

Dana worked at the William Morris Agency before landing at Castle Rock Entertainment, where she rose to Director of Development. During her five years there, she worked on dozens of major releases and was instrumental in securing distribution rights to The Spitfire Grill and Palmetto. She is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and Playwrights Horizons Theater School with a B.F.A. in Film/Theatre and a minor in Business. Dana joined Echo Lake Entertainment in May of 2021 where she represents writers and directors in Television and Film.