DANIEL SPILLER is a creative content producer who loves film and everything related to storytelling. A graduate of Elon University, he was a double major in Cinema and TV Arts and Economics. Daniel loves combining creative visions with economic resourcefulness. He has worked at a variety of management and media companies including Smuggler, Wild Child + Bonch, The Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Park Inn by Radison, Trailblazer Studios, and Asylum Entertainment. Currently he lives in Los Angeles, CA and works as a producer and editor for the content creator King Bach.
Daniel has a strong passion for scripted comedy and docu-style commercial content.
Recently Daniel edited an environmental documentary about straws for Linda Booker Productions which has screened at dozens of film festivals across the globe.
Narrative short films were Daniel's earliest venture into cinema. He produced several films at Elon University and recently finished writing and directing his first short film The Legend of Gimghoul which screened at the 2017 Harrisburg-Hershey Film Festival and the 2017 Lancaster International Short Film Festival .
Daniel has worked on several commercial projects including a promotional video for The Architect Bar. He finished up a promotional video for the non-profit PORCH-Durham. Additionally, he worked with the cast of Finding Neverland on several promotional videos.
Daniel's first love was music. This led to a collaboration with Dylan Rockwell on the music video "Call Me When You Get This". Next, Daniel hit the ground running, directing and producing an EPK for the artist Chutes and Ladders and the pair teamed up again for the official single and music video "Doll Houses". Afterwards, he completed a music video for popular YouTube artist Sean Magee which screened at the 2016 Mosaic Film Festival and was best of festival at the 2016 FilmSpark Festival. In 2017, he wrapped an experimental video based on Raleigh, NC.
From music videos he ventured into dance video collaborations. This led to an experimental dance video in New York City set to "Red Dust" by James Vincent McMorrow which screened at the 2015 Movies by Movers Film Festival. Subsequently, Daniel worked on a dance music video collaboration with EDM artist ADzMAN which screened at the 2016 ADF's Movies by Movers Film Festival.
When not working on narratives, music videos, or commercials, Daniel enjoys documentaries as a way to explore human nature and bring light to important social issues. His latest shorts, The Shadow and Imaginary Angel, combine illustration and documentary to address mental health issues. He is currently in post-production on a third addition to the series.
Additionally, his latest short documentary about urban exploration with Winston Salem based photographer Ryan Gustman screened at several festivals including the 2016 River Run International Film Festival, the 2016 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, and was the best of festival at the 2016 Autumn Shorts Film Festival.
Daniel is passionate about working with filmmakers, artists, and clients who have an insatiable desire to express their art in an innovative and creative manner.