Dave HarlequinDescribed by both press and colleagues as “the independent renaissance man” and “voice of the underground,” among other things, Dave Harlequin is a professional author, editor, journalist, screenwriter, and producer from Charlotte, NC. He first broke into the world of filmmaking in 2007, and has since worked on over a dozen films, many of which have been winning various awards throughout the film festival and convention circuit, including his latest release Closing Time which is currently touring the festival circuit. In addition to his film work, Harlequin is the Editor in Chief of Nerd Nation Magazine, has over a dozen published short stories, dozens more non-fiction published credits, and has been nominated for two Rondo Hatton Awards for his journalistic contributions. Outside of his career in entertainment, Harlequin is an avid home-brewer and beer aficionado, and enjoys cooking, coffee, and gaming.