David is an award-winning screenwriter of Native South American heritage with a passion for writing grounded science fiction and contemporary horror.

 

His pilots and features have been recognized 25 times since 2019 by an array of prestigious competitions, including Final Draft, Shore Scripts, StoryPros, ScreenCraft, Filmmatic, Coverfly, Write LA, Emerging Screenwriters, Pitch Now, WeScreenplay, The ISA, and more...

 

His work often centers on flawed underdogs struggling to overcome their own nature while attempting to break free of unjust systems of oppression and control.

David is a 2021 graduate of UCLA's Professional Program in Drama TV Writing. He is currently seeking representation.

David J. Meister
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TV PILOT

Contemporary Horror

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A woman travels to execute the will of her estranged mother and discovers a remote mountain town plagued by a string of disappearances, suspicious deaths, and an unsettling phenomenon known as collective dreaming.

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TV PILOT

Science Fiction Crime Drama

In a vibrant cyberpunk future ruled by a race of machines called the Luminary, an undercover cop finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes conspiracy amidst a gang war in the Pretty Kill district.

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ANTHOLOGY TV PILOT

Science Fiction Thriller

A woman struggles to come to terms with past trauma as she sinks deeper and deeper into her addiction to a new dream technology called Hyper_Lucid.

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TV PILOT

Science Fiction Dramedy

After choking to death on a spoonful of creamy peanut butter, a young woman learns our entire world is only a simulation but two troublesome sim technicians looking for a way out of their mundane existence decide to offer her a second chance at her life, with a few strings attached.

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TV PILOT

Science Fiction Drama

Humanity teeters on the brink of extinction as the remnants of a futuristic civilization struggle to survive in the aftermath of a cataclysmic asteroid impact.

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FEATURE FILM

A Meta Dramedy

An old jaded writer and a young award-winning screenwriter hunker down to write a screenplay that will bring about the end of the world.

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TV PILOT

Mockumentary Comedy

A documentary film crew follows their subject, a man named Killian Dagger, who may be the most artistic artist in the history of the world.

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FEATURE FILM

Psychological Horror

The son of a convicted serial killer attempts to find closure by returning to the town of his youth to investigate the crimes of his dying Father.

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FEATURE FILM

Action Thriller

An elite mercenary searching for his missing brother is drawn into a deadly competition against some of the world's most treacherous assassins, and only one can emerge victorious.