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Other films directed by Daniel Cross

Homeless Nation / 2005-2010
Chairman George: From Athens to Beijing / 2006
Inuuvunga: I am Inuk I am Alive / 2004
Too Colourful for the League / 2002
The Street, a film with the homeless / 1997

Daniel Cross

Biography

Daniel Cross is founding partner of EYESTEELFILM in Montreal, named by RealScreen Magazine as “top 100 non-fiction production companies in the world”. He is also an Associate Professor at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University.

Cross is an award winning documentary filmmaker who made his debut directing two feature length films concerning issues of homelessness, THE STREET: a film with the homeless and S.P.I.T: Squegee Punks In Traffic. Daniel is also the creator of the CNMA “Webby” award nominated new media site www.homelessnation.org the worlds first website made by and for homeless Canadians.

EYESTEELFILM produced the Genie award winning films (Canada’s Oscar) Up the Yangtze and Last Train Home, and the Genie nominated Rip: A Remix Manifesto. Other feature films include Inside Lara Roxx: (currently nominated for  a Jutra), Rainforest: The Limit of Splendour; Taqwacore: The Birth of Punk Islam; Punk Le Vote, Antoine, Bone and Chairman George amongst others.  

This year Cross produced two films in competition at IDFA winning the First Appearances Competition with Vanishing Spring Light and A Fortunate Son. Most recently Yung Chang’s China Heavyweight premiered in the World Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival.

Cross directed and produced the Gemini nominated Too Colourful for the League, Chairman George (CTV, BBC and TV2 Denmark) and Inuuvunga: I am Inuk I am Alive.

Daniel won a Trailblazer award at MIPDOC, Mentor of the Year from the CMPA and serves on the boards of HOT DOCS, Documentary Organization of Canada, Quebec Chapter and The Concordia University Documentary Centre.

 

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