David is an award-winning screenwriter with a passion for writing grounded science fiction thrillers, crime dramas, and supernatural mysteries.

 

His pilots and features have been chosen as Official Selections twenty-two times since 2019 by an array of prestigious competitions, including Final Draft's Big Break and a Grand Prize Win at Story Pros in 2022.

 

He is drawn to stories about outsiders, underdogs, and flawed heroes trying to change the system in the hope of creating a better world. His work often explores themes of freedom, identity, escapism, and overcoming overwhelming odds.

David J. Meister
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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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TV PILOT

Contemporary Horror

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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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.