Since graduating from Oxford, Daniel has worked internationally on Studio and Independent Feature Films in a variety of Production, Camera and Accounts-oriented roles. He has assisted some of the industry’s most colourful characters, including Matthew Vaughn (Stardust) and Tommy Lee Jones (Captain America), and worked with budgets ranging from $20k to $200m with shoot experience in London, Toronto, LA, Paris, Mississippi, Montreal & Moscow.
In 2012, after APMing RED 2, Daniel partnered with financier Burton Ritchie to Produce three feature films, all of which have premiered at the start of the 2014 festival circuit: Low Down (John Hakes, Elle Fanning, Glenn Close) won Best Cinematography in Sundance’s US Dramatc Category, Copenhagen (Gethin Anthony) won the Audience Award for Narrative Feature at Slamdance, and Big Significant Things (Harry Lloyd) premiered at SXSW in March.
Recent UK feature Burn Burn Burn (Laura Carmichael, Chloe Pirrie) played at BFI London Film Festival in 2015 and was nominated at the British Independent Film Awards. The film will be released internationally in 2016.
In June 2015 Daniel joined Bill Kenwright Films to steer their feature-project Another Mother’s Son through the final stages of Development, right through Production and to the Director’s Cut. The WW2 drama stars Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah, Amanda Abbington & Ronan Keating, and tells the true story of Louisa Gould who his an escaped Russian POW during the Nazi-occupation of Jersey.
Daniel is now developing a number of projects with his own company Rather Good Films Ltd, and remains open to opportunities internationally.
Through Rather Good Films he offers script consultancy, budgets, schedules and breakdowns to projects across a broad range of scales. Investors and new business ideas are always welcome.