Daniel Askill

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Daniel Askill is a New York-based Australian filmmaker.

His award winning body of work spans music videos, commercials, video installation, photography and film.

The New York Times, who commissioned a Virtual Reality film directed by Daniel and starring Michael Fassbender, Benecio Del Toro and Charlize Theron, has described his films as ‘visually stunning’.

His Grammy nominated music videos with Sia for Chandelier, Elastic Heart and The Greatest are some of the most watched and talked about of recent time, with a combined 4 Billion views online. The stage show Daniel directed with Sia for her world tour has been described as ‘one of the greatest moments in Coachella’s history’.

Daniel is also co-founder of the multidisciplinary studio Collider, with offices in New York and Sydney. His seminal short film We Have Decided Not To Die has been awarded at film festivals around the world and his personal work has been showcased at venues including Palais De Tokyo Paris, Institute of Contemporary Arts London and the Venice Biennale.

He has directed Music Videos for artists such as Paul McCartney, Sia, Philip Glass and Phoenix, in addition to global campaigns for brands including Apple, Dior, BMW, Xbox & Chanel, involving collaborations with performers including Kristen Stewart, Serena Williams, Shia Labeouf and Juliette Lewis.

His work has received numerous nominations and awards including The Grammys, MTV VMAs, Lumiere Awards, Clio, D&AD & Cannes Lions.

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