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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 Apr 2024 Talent
shots Unsigned: Chris Tenzis

shots Unsigned: Chris Tenzis

For shots Unsigned this month we speak with director, editor, and actor Chris Tenzis about his micro short Big Touch. He also talks hanging out at The Scala, film school tales, and mentions a Withnail & I cookbook...

4th Apr 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Maya Table

Playlist: Maya Table

We hear from Stept Studios director Maya Table, where she talks Jeezy's Tiny Desk performance, daydream inspirations, and iPhone TV remotes...

3rd Apr 2024 Inspiration
Peer Review: Naghmeh Pour

Peer Review: Naghmeh Pour

Naghmeh Pour is an Former Director’s Assistant at new–land, who finally launched her directing career this year. Here, she shares her inspirations and influences, from Pálmason to Lanthimos, and Leone Balduzzi.

22nd Mar 2024 Talent
shots Unsigned: Matthieu Livingston

shots Unsigned: Matthieu Livingston

For our next unsigned directing talent interview we speak with director Matthieu Livingston. Here we talk about his charming short documentary Wet Paint, getting annoyed with bystanders, and finding the film in the edit.

21st Mar 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Alex Grossman

Playlist: Alex Grossman

We caught up with Palma Pictures Executive Producer Alex Grossman where we talk Windowlicker, Hugh Mulhern appreciation, and working again with Labrinth and Lewis Capaldi.

15th Mar 2024 Talent
Mickey Duzyj and his animated athletes

Mickey Duzyj and his animated athletes

As part of our Short Film & Documentary Focus, we showcase the sports-obsessed filmmaker and animator Mickey Duzyj, whose work is a perfect marriage of style and substance, humour and heart, delivered through his eye-catching bold illustrations and info-graphics animations.

14th Mar 2024 Talent
shots Unsigned: Bruno Persico

shots Unsigned: Bruno Persico

For our next unsigned directing talent interview of 2024 we speak with director/animator Bruno Persico. Here we talk about his co-directed micro short AIRE. We also hear about storyboarding and pre-production, how essential a producer can be, and Franco-Belgian comics.

7th Mar 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Tyler Hurst

Playlist: Tyler Hurst

We hear from PS260 Editor Tyler Hurst, who talks about the experimentation and evolution of the medium, instagram inspirations, and his new 3D printing hobby.

22nd Feb 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Mario Clement

Playlist: Mario Clement

We chat to Chromista director Mario Clement about collaborating with Hildur Guðnadóttir, finding beauty in everyday life, and standing on his hands...

15th Feb 2024 Talent
shots Unsigned: Joshua Armstrong

shots Unsigned: Joshua Armstrong

In our latest chat with unsigned directing talent we hear from Last Dog Films founder and director Joshua Armstrong. Here we talk about his latest short horror film inspired by the internet hoax MOMO. We also hear about his passion behind his projects, DIY VFX endeavours, and 20 years of filmmaking.

8th Feb 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Will Wightman

Playlist: Will Wightman

We hear from the Blinkink director Will Wightman about some superb music promos, 360 camera experiments and stuffed tigers...

25th Jan 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Georgie MacEchern

Playlist: Georgie MacEchern

We caught up with Caviar's Head of Sales & PR Georgie MacEchern where we talk Romain Gavras appreciation, Spotify playlists, and early piano lessons...

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