Ian's Realm Saga is adapted from the novel, the first three books in a young adult fantasy series by D.L. Gardner. Diane has written the feature film. She won a trophy for her pilot Cassandra's Castle, won Best Screenplay at the European Cinematography Awards and L.A. Edge Film Festival and came in as a finalist in New York Cinematography Awards for her screenplay Dylan. She also won Best Adapted Screenplay for Ian's Realm Saga Concept film at the Los Angeles International Film Festival Indie Short Fest.