off and on since the 1980s.
The Boring Parts…
Born and raised in London, Dan worked for The Farm Group prior to coming to Los Angeles to get his MFA at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television. After graduating he joined The Weinstein Company’s Production/Development department, before leaving to pursue non-scripted projects with VH1, Comedy Central, A&E, Animal Planet and HGTV. In 2009, he returned to the scripted world with Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films. As Vice President of Development he serviced Harpo’s exclusive HBO deal for television series, movies and miniseries, as well as theatrical projects for all major studios including Lionsgate and Dreamworks.
In addition to editing and directing multiple sizzle presentations, episodes and pilots for the likes of STX, The Content Group, Large Eyes Ent., All3Media, All Def Digital, Good Story Ent., Maverick TV, and Campanario Ent. Dan spearheaded the development and production of several long-form Karga Seven series including Hunting Hitler; JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald; The Hunt for the Zodiac Killer; Buried: Knights Templar; and the recently announced hybrid-scripted-doc project, Ottoman Rising for Netflix. As head of Karga Seven’s Special Projects Division, Dan lead a core production, development and research team in the creation of new investigative projects and hybrid series, taking them from concept and pitch through to the creation of show bibles and shooting scripts. Dan recently completely a BTS documentary about Dan Carlin’s VR experience WAR REMAINS for Madison Wells Media and continues to develop and create original content for film and television as well as digital and emerging formats.