About Campbell Dalglish
Founding director of D’Arc Productions, and an award winning playwright, screenwriter and director, Campbell Dalglish is also a Film Commissioner for Suffolk County on Long Island.
He has produced documentary segments for the New Morning Show (Hallmark Channel) that include three reservations – the Havasupai, the White Mountain Apache, and the Navajo.
His short narrative film Dance of the Quantum Cats won over a dozen international awards and was selected by CINE to represent USA at the 12th International Film Festival of Peace, Hiroshima, JAPAN. It was broadcast on PBS/CPTV as part of a series on emerging directors.
Dalglish developed a technique of making films from the perspectives of people living in marginal communities by visiting, interviewing and conducting interactive improvisations with his subjects. The results have been A Hard Way Out (1996 Hartford gangs), The Community Room (1992 Jericho Homeless Shelter), and The Shooting Gallery (1988 Bridgeport Prison).
He co-produced an environmental TV pilot Eco Action (2000) and for the last five years he has been in production on a PBS documentary Ahalani: Living In Harmony With The Sun, featuring an alternative energy lifestyle in a solar home and community.
He is currently in development on an original screenplay Taxti Wau, Deer Woman, a supernatural thriller to be directed by Chris Eyre.
Dalglish has also been a script consultant for The Shooting Gallery and the Independent Film Project (IFP) as well as a frequent panelist on screenwriting for the Institute of International Film Financing. Recently he moderated a panel at the Native American Finance Conference in Las Vegas titled “Hollywood: American Indian Film.”
Today he is partnering with Ron Pate of Aeon Artists on a new production company owned by American Indians called Red Warrior Films, with a slate of 12 feature films by and about American Indians slated for production over the next five years.
Dalglish is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
Last Updated: 4/9/09