Daniel Levi (Bio 2013) – Film Director
Hailed by Creative Review as the next Gondry, Daniel Levi has directed music videos for the likes of
Massive Attack, Interpol, Prodigy, Plan B and more.
Since graduating with honors in painting from Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town in
1995, Daniel has worked in art and film, having focused primarily on short film, music videos and
commercial direction for the last eight years in London with Independent Films. Daniel is signed with UTA in Los Angeles for feature films.
Has recently returned to South Africa to develop his first feature film project BETHLEHEM.
-Featured on the Saatchi & Saatchi New Director's Showcase at Cannes 2002. (FR)
-Best New Director award at Kin sale 2002. (UK)
-Runner up Best New Director at D&AD 2002. (UK)
-D&AD Award for "Best Individual work" 2002 (UK)
-Runner up Best New Director at First Boards 2003. (UK)
-Massive Attack "Butterfly Caught" – Promo of the Month, Promo Magazine, Aug 2003 (UK)
-LFO "Freak" - Promo of the Month, Promo Magazine, Oct 2003 (UK)
-Best Director – Dogstar Awards 2003 (South Africa)
-Best New International Director for X Box "Senses" – Dogstar Awards 2003 (SA)
-Best Overall Commercial for Metro FM "Beat" - Dogstar Awards 2003 (SA)
-Gold for - Mercedes "Cat" - VDW producer awards 2003 (GERMANY)
-The Music Video Award (MVPA) (USA) for Best New Director. 2004 (USA)
-Clio Award for LFO 'Freak' music video 2004 (UK)
-Sony Music video Award, Interpol 'Slow Hands' 2005. (USA)
-Plan B - Promo of the Month, Promo Magazine, Dec 2005 (UK)
-The Concretes 'On the Radio' Promo of the Month, Promo Magazine, March 2006 (UK)
-Best Urban Video – Plan B – CADS 2006 (UK)
-Runner Up Best Director – CADS 2006 (UK)
-Hosted BFI film evening ‘Antenna’ 2008 (UK)
-Hosted British Councel Film Presentation – Warsaw, Poland 2008 (Pol)
-D&AD Yellow Pencil for BBC “Meat” 2009 (UK)
-Sabbatical – 2010.
-Hosted and Ran Film Workshop at Benetton’s Fabrica School in Treviso, Italy 2011 (Ita)
-“Hotshots” Feature - Shots Magazine for short film “Henry” 2011 (UK)
-Featured at The Vancouver International Film Festival - short film “Henry” 2011 (Can)
-Development of feature film BETHLEHEM 2012
-Commissioned as the first director on Ford's Headlights Camera Action 2012/2013
Feature Film Representation in USA.
UTA (United Talent Agency)
Feature Film Representation in South Africa.
+ 27 83 326 9566
Commercial Representation in UK.
Contact: Rupert Reynolds-MacLean
+44 207 927 9400
Commercial Representation in South Africa.
Contact: Tess Zyl
+27 84 222 2999
Nice work! Technically speaking, its one of the best. Then again, you have massive experience. :-) Kept me engaged... till the end. That was a bit disappointing. I was hoping that the shovel would go "Clunk" on the head of the buried man! :-)