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Daniel Huntley

Daniel Huntley

News Editor


Daniel manages the shots News editorial and compiles shots and Source’s ground-breaking shots Unsigned, focussing on global unsigned directorial talent.

11th Jul 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Daniel Russell

Playlist: Daniel Russell

We hear from ArtClass Content director Daniel Russell where he talks big effects on music video viewing, vertical frame videos, and one day owning an oyster farm.

4th Jul 2024 Talent
shots Unsigned: Dario & Dom

shots Unsigned: Dario & Dom

This month in our unsigned directing talent interview we hear from directing duo Dario & Dom. Here they both chat about the short film Talking Heads starring musician and actor Jordan Stephens, the awkward side of sex, believing in their own vision, and bringing a talking penis to life...

4th Jul 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Annie Ayres

Playlist: Annie Ayres

We hear from Annie Ayres who is Head of Music at Untold Studios, where she dreams of collaborating with Solange, riffs on the future of the industry and the real value of the music video.

27th Jun 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Michael Di Girolamo

Playlist: Michael Di Girolamo

Hey Wonderful founder and managing partner Michael Di Girolamo shares gay pride playlists, thoughts on the music and promo industry and tales of riding in limo's with Madonna.

25th Jun 2024 Inspiration
On My Radar: Andy Hall

On My Radar: Andy Hall

Not to Scale director Andy Hall highlights influential animations of the 80s, construction workers in 80s Düsseldorf, and a Big Wednesday, as he tells us what's on his creative radar.

24th Jun 2024 Inspiration
AWESOME + Modest: A Few Of My Favourite Things

AWESOME + Modest: A Few Of My Favourite Things

Strike Anywhere director AWESOME + Modest guides us through the treasures that fill his creative space, including sentimental artwork, a signed script and plenty of paintings.

13th Jun 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Dylan Hayes

Playlist: Dylan Hayes

We hear from Dylan Hayes, director at Knucklehead who shares the definitive list of inspirations, the purpose of a promo, and a Crackerbox Palace...

6th Jun 2024 Talent
shots Unsigned: Vanessa Stachel

shots Unsigned: Vanessa Stachel

In our unsigned directing talent interview this month we hear from the wickedly talented director Vanessa Stachel. Here she talks about her brilliant Delivery for Mr. Frogula film, the trials and tribulations of putting together a stop motion project, and bringing these amazing characters to life.

30th May 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Daps

Playlist: Daps

We hear from Anonymous Content director Daps, where he talks about his two university degrees, music promo budgets decreasing, and he selects some classic music videos.

16th May 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Tom Gorst

Playlist: Tom Gorst

We chat to director Tom Gorst at Park Village about trying out the Apple Vision Pro, Sora, TikTok and MTV, and being a famous DJ in Thailand...

9th May 2024 Talent
shots Unsigned: Drew Vaughan

shots Unsigned: Drew Vaughan

This month in our unsigned directing talent interview we speak with New York based director Drew Vaughan. Here we talk about his Climb Higher series of films, telling stories of regular people doing extraordinary things, and film programs with Werner Herzog.

2nd May 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Julian Acosta

Playlist: Julian Acosta

We speak to Wild Gift director Julian Acosta about his 67 Toyota Landcruiser FJ40, a mormon mission in New Mexico, and the holy trinity of directing...

Daniel compiles shots and Source’s ground-breaking shots Unsigned, focussing on global unsigned directorial talent, and curates the monthly ‘shots Unsigned’ showcase.

Alongside that, Daniel posts daily news on the site and conducts written interviews with directors, primarily focussing on feature-film, unsigned and music video. He has also sat as a judge on many advertising and film awards, including; the UK MVAs, YDA, Porsche Awards, EPICA Awards, shots Awards, Berlin Commercial, Creative Circle Awards, Shiny Awards, Conero Film + Adv, and the Videoclip Italia Awards.

News; Unsigned; Playlist