Producer

Daniel Finley has produced several projects in various formats and budget ranges. His projects are always well planned and tend to be laid back, relaxed, and maintain a positive vibe. Below is a list of his past productions.

 
 
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Mosquito Bites (2017)

Drama that takes place in the 90s about a teenager who struggles to express himself through music in a small town that doesn't accept him. Shot on Arri Alexa. NYC-based production. 30 person crew. Filmed over three days. TRT: 15min. Written and Directed by Zeke Gasse.


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Long Time No See (2016)

Dramedy about old friends meeting by a chance encounter and how their reunion lands them in jail. NYC-based production. Shot on 35mm film. Panavision Millennium XL2. Technocrane. 50 person crew. Filmed over three days. TRT: 6min. Written and Directed by Andras Roder.


Open Season (2016)

Suspense thriller that takes place in a future where citizens are selected to hunt one another for entertainment. NYC-based production. Shot on Red Dragon. 30 person crew. Filmed over three days. TRT: 15min. Written and Directed by Linda Huang.


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Your Own Canoe (2016)

Drama about a girl who feels lost and how she comes to accept herself with the help of her extended family. NYC and Pennsylvania production. Shot on Canon C100 Mk III. 30 person crew. Filmed over three days. TRT: 20min. Written and Directed by Charlotte Albrecht.


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Father John (2016)

Drama about a priest who loses his faith and how his brother sets him back on track. NYC-based production. 20 person crew. Filmed over 2 days. TRT: 10min. Written and Directed by Timothy Coan.


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Into the Pale Wood (2015) 

Horror about two teens who get lost in the woods and discover something insidious. New Jersey-based production. Shot on Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera. 3 person crew. Filmed over 1 day. TRT: 6min.


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Magic Grandpa (2015)

Family film about a grandfather who battles an iPad for his grandson's attention. NYC-based production. Shot on Arri Alexa. 7 person crew. Filmed over 1 day. TRT: 5min.

  • Official selection of The Golden Door Film Festival (2016).
  • Nominated best student short film at Golden Door (2016).
  • Official selection of Ekurhuleni International Film Festival (2016).
  • Official selection at Zero Plus International Film Festival (2016).
  • Official selection of the Brooklyn College 34th Annual Film Festival (2016).
  • Faculty Select (2nd place) at Brooklyn College 34th Annual Film Festival (2016).

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Eastern Bank "For Safe Keeping"  (2015)

Spec commercial for Eastern Bank in Boston, MA. A commercial placing the precious memories of a child's first steps into one of Eastern Bank's safety deposit boxes. NYC-based production. Shot on Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera. 3 person crew.  Filmed over 1 day. TRT: 1min.


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The Red Corset (2015)

Comedy about a wife who is dissatisfied with her love life and the extents she will go through to improve it. NYC-based production. Shot on Canon C100 MKII. Filmed over 3 days. TRT: 16min. Written and Directed by Erica Ruiz.

  • Official selection of The New York Sun Fest

 


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The Container Store "Mental Tetris" (2015)

Spec commercial for The Container Store. A commercial that illustrates The Container Store’s TCS Closet capabilities through stop motion animation. NYC-based production. Shot on Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera. Filmed over 1 day. TRT: 1min.


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Lipton Iced Tea "Cool as a Cucumber" (2015)

Spec commercial for Lipton Iced Tea. The commercial shows how a frantic city lifestyle and be set at ease by drinking a cool, refreshing bottle of iced tea. Product only released in Australia. NYC-based production. Shot on Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera. Filmed over 1 day. TRT: 1min.


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Sonnet 139 (2014)

Dramatic film for The Sonnet Project, a collection of Shakespeare’s Sonnets put on film for educational purposes. NYC-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 7min.

  • Official selection of Festival CineFuturo in Salvador, Brazil.

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Industry Spotlight - Interviews (2013)

Two interviews for the Asian American Film Lab's Industry Spotlight events. Videos were used as marketing materials for Asian American Film Lab events. NYC-based production.


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Dirty Knees (2013)

Written, directed, and edited within 72hr for the 72hr film contest. This story follows a tourist impersonator as he tries to find a meaningful connection with those around him. NYC-based production. Filmed over 3 days. TRT: 5min.

  • Official selection of the Asian American International Film Festival 2013.
  • Top 10 in the 2013 Asian American Film Lab competition.
  • Best screenwriting award in the AAFL competition.
  • Official selection of the Asians on Film festival2014.
  • Screening on NYC Life Channel 25 and 22 (3/5/2014).

Sonnet 119 (2013)

Dramatic film for The Sonnet Project, a collection of Shakespeare’s Sonnets put on film for educational purposes. NYC-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 7min.

  • Featured in The New York Times. (4.5.2015)

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FutureCorp (2013)

Training video for Pratt Institute’s Design Management program at the graduate level. NYC-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 5min.


Butter Lovers (2012)

Spot for a new business pitch at the advertising agency McCann Erickson, parodying “Shit New Yorker’s Say.” NYC-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 5min.


Monroe "Pieces of Me" (2012)

Rock/Indi/Pop music video for the band Monroe. NYC-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 4min.


Money Raye "95 Airs" (2012)

Hip hop music video for New York based artist, Money Raye. NYC-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 4min.


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Obisoulstar "High Society" (2011)

Soul/Rock music video for Chicago musician, Obisoulstar. Chicago-based production. Shot on Canon 5D MkII.1 day shoot. TRT: 4min.


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Ceddy Lo "Get it 2night" (2011)

Hip hop music video for Atlanta-based rapper, Ceddy Lo. Chicago-based production. Shot on Canon 5D MkII.1 day shoot. TRT: 4min.


Syn Evanz "Party All Night" (2010)

Hip hop music video for rapper Syn Evanz. Chicago-based production. Shot on Canon 5D MkII. 1 day shoot. TRT: 4min.


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Lani Montreal "Lullaby for Momma" (2009)

Music Video for Chicago folk artist, Lani Montreal. Chicago-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 3min.


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Elephant's Best Friend - EPK (2008)

Electronic Press Kit exhibiting songs and live performances of the band EBF. Used for promotional purposes. Chicago-based production. 3 day shoot. TRT: 15min.


Bataan (2008)

Documentary segment featuring inner city youth interviewing Filipino WWII Veterans who survived the Bataan Death March. Chicago-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 6min.


Reunion (2008)

Drama about a family of ghosts who meet on all souls day. Chicago-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 10min. Written and directed by Rey Villar.


One Night Stan (2007)

Comedy about one man's attempt to recover from a botched one-night stand. Chicago-based production. 1 day shoot. TRT: 6min.


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Badong (2005)

Two camera recording of the 1st annual Badong Fundraising Performance. The show exhibited Chicago musicians, poets, and performers in order to raise money for Pintig Cultural Group. Chicago-based production. TRT: 2hr. Live event.


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Paper Child (2001)

Drama about an abused boy and the death of his friend due to inner city violence. Chicago-based production. Shot on 16mm black and white film. TRT: 10min. Written and directed by Giau Truong.


The Loss of Light (2001)

Mystery about a camera that delivers images of the future. Chicago-based production. Shot on 16mm black and white film. TRT: 16min.


Another Day at the Office (1998)

Comedy about a cut throat office environment and what people will do to get a promotion. Chicago-based production. TRT: 15min.


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Suspicion (1994)

Suspense thriller about a teenager who discovers the suburban world he lives in isn’t what it appears to be. Milwaukee-based production. Filmed over 5 days. TRT: 30min.