Dale Griffiths Stamos is an award‑winning playwright and screenwriter, a producer, director, nonfiction author, poet and writing teacher/consultant.

Dale has written and produced, or co‑produced six short films, three of which she directed. They have starred such notable actors as Barbara Bain (the original Mission Impossible TV series), Robert Miano (Donnie Brasco), Jeff Perry (Scandal), and Michael Dorn (Star Trek). All six have gone to multiple film festivals, including Palms Springs Shortfest, Sedona International Film Festival, Dances with Films LA Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, and Dublin International Short Film Festival, to name just a few. Dale has garnered various honors for her short films including two festival Audience Awards and three festival Jury Awards; three Awards of Excellence from Best Shorts Competition, Best Screenplay from NYC Downtown Film Festival and the Bill Paxton Award from Ojai Film Festival. Her short "The Dinner Guest" was nominated for Best International Short, Best Screenplay, and Best Actress (Molly Leland) at the Dublin International Short Film Festival; and her short "Dirty Little Secret" was nominated for Best Director, Best Actor (Daniel Hall) and Best Actress (Jane Hajduk) at the Beaufort International Film Festival.

Her feature screenplay adaptation of her play, One White Crow, was an official selection of The New Hope Film Festival and the Beverly Hills Film Festival in the script division. It was a finalist at Script Summit, a semi‑finalist in the Creative World Awards Screenplay Competition, and a quarter‑finalist in the LA Screenplay Awards. Her feature screenplay adaptation of her play Blue Jay Singing in the Dead of Night was a finalist at the Lonely Seal Film Festival, a semi‑finalist at the Flickers Rhode Island Film Festival, a semi‑finalist in the New York City Screenplay Awards, and a semi‑finalist in the Story Pros Screenplay Competition. 

Her short screenplay, Birthday Getaway, was nominated for best short screenplay at the Portland Comedy Film Festival and the Austin Comedy Film Festival.  Her short screenplay, Amanda Split, was MORE...