Daniel Mulloy is a British writer/director who makes films he deeply connects with. Daniel’s stories are often rooted within the seemingly mundane power shifts of personal relationships, which under Daniel’s lens become intimate and gripping studies.
Daniel practiced fine art in London and New York and has since immersed himself in diverse jobs around the world from cleaning in Moscow, modelling in Paris to undercover doc shooting in undisclosed countries around the world, experiences that all feed into his film-making.
Daniel has made films in diverse locations from Cuba to Kosova and has received four BAFTA Awards to date, two of which are British Academy Film Awards.
Three of Daniel’s films have premiere at Sundance and have been awarded at over one hundred international festivals. He has received the British Independent Film Award, has been nominate twice for the European Academy Award and been nominated for the Independent Spirit Award.
Daniel has a deeply felt connection to the plight of refugees and migrating populations and collaborates with the United Nations among other bodies to raise international awareness of refugees continued struggle for safe passage and recognition. Daniel’s most recent short, ‘Home’, made in collaboration with Dokufest and the UN, premiered at SXSW and went on to win the 2017 BAFTA Film Award, the Cannes Golden Lion and over twenty other international awards.
Daniel is a long-time friend and collaborator to Dokufest and a highly cherished member of our Dokufest family. Daniel, with a young team of volunteers from Prizren, created Dokufest’s award winning campaigns for 2014, 2015 and 2016 covering themes from corruption to migration.
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