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Daniel Huntley

Daniel Huntley

News Editor and Social Media Manager


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

3rd Dec 2021 Talent
YDA-winner Kevin Wilson Jr. unpacks his winning work

YDA-winner Kevin Wilson Jr. unpacks his winning work

Chelsea director Kevin Wilson Jr. picked up a Gold Screen in the Changing the World Frame by Frame category for his film Unboxing, and Gold Screen in the Commercial category for his film Widen the Screen at this year's YDA. Here, he discusses YouTube unboxing channels, authenticity and vulnerability, and using filmmaking to talk about bigger issues.

25th Nov 2021 Inspiration
Playlist: Uri Schutzer

Playlist: Uri Schutzer

We caught up with The-Artery's Director/Creative Director Uri Schutzer to chat about music video special effects, a dream collaboration and the Israeli version of Destiny’s Child.

18th Nov 2021 Talent
shots Unsigned: Ragini Bhasin

shots Unsigned: Ragini Bhasin

For this months interview with unsigned directing talent, we talk with Ragini Bhasin about her short film Ghazaal, the origins of the story, script improvisation and building a refugee camp.

11th Nov 2021 Inspiration
Playlist: Elizabeth Doonan

Playlist: Elizabeth Doonan

We spoke with Elizabeth Doonan, Executive Producer - Special Projects at SMUGGLER about playing the flute in Carnegie Hall, their fave music videos and working with Little Simz.

28th Oct 2021 Inspiration
Playlist: Alexandre Moors

Playlist: Alexandre Moors

We talk with Good Company director Alexandre Moors about Reagan and Gorbachev wrestling, single take videos and the best video ever made, period.

22nd Oct 2021 Talent
YDA-winner Georgy Tarasov talks us through Yamakasi

YDA-winner Georgy Tarasov talks us through Yamakasi

FMT.Jetlag director Georgy Tarasov picked up a Gold Screen in the Music Video category for his film Yamakasi, at this year's YDA. Here, he discusses accidental miracles, planning shoots and the inspiration of the YDA.

21st Oct 2021 Talent
shots Unsigned: Max Kane

shots Unsigned: Max Kane

For this months interview with unsigned directing talent, we talk with Max Kane about his short road-trip film Duck, the difficulties of shooting into a windshield and his early movie watching experiences with family.

14th Oct 2021 Inspiration
Playlist: Shimmy Ahmed

Playlist: Shimmy Ahmed

We chat with the Dark Energy Films director Shimmy Ahmed about many classic music videos her boring tech choices and her ambivert personality.

8th Oct 2021 Talent
YDA-winner Olivia Hang Zhou discusses Apart, Together

YDA-winner Olivia Hang Zhou discusses Apart, Together

Director Olivia Hang Zhou picked up a Gold Screen in the Film School (up to 6 mins) category for her short film, Apart, Together at this year's YDA. Here, she discusses her deeply personal story, her filmmaking origins and her future aspirations.

1st Oct 2021 Talent
YDA-winner Marleen Valien delivers with Made For Hoomans

YDA-winner Marleen Valien delivers with Made For Hoomans

Filmakademie Baden-Wurttemberg director Marleen Valien picked up a Gold Screen in the Film School (up to 6 mins) and Animation category for her short film, Made For Hoomans at this year's YDA. Here, she discusses the inspiration behind the film, the complexity of stop-motion animation and an advertising future perhaps?

30th Sep 2021 Inspiration
Playlist: Andrew Donoho

Playlist: Andrew Donoho

We chat with Tomorrow director Andrew Donoho about his Radiohead admiration, high-quality promos and technology hacks.

24th Sep 2021 Talent
YDA-winner Luca Homolka takes us to Cold Blow Lane

YDA-winner Luca Homolka takes us to Cold Blow Lane

Filmakademie Baden-Wurttemberg director Luca Homolka picked up a Gold Screen in the Film School (up to 6 mins) category for his short film, Cold Blow Lane at this year's YDA. Here, he discusses his football background, casual culture and the start of his filmmaking journey.

Daniel Huntley

Daniel Huntley
News Editor and Social Media Manager


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 and Shiny Awards.

Daniel also manages all shots social media.

News; Presents; Playlist; Scout; Social Media