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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.

16th May 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Tom Gorst

Playlist: Tom Gorst

We chat to director Tom Gorst at Park Village about trying out the Apple Vision Pro, Sora, TikTok and MTV, and being a famous DJ in Thailand...

9th May 2024 Talent
shots Unsigned: Drew Vaughan

shots Unsigned: Drew Vaughan

This month in our unsigned directing talent interview we speak with New York based director Drew Vaughan. Here we talk about his Climb Higher series of films, telling stories of regular people doing extraordinary things, and film programs with Werner Herzog.

2nd May 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Julian Acosta

Playlist: Julian Acosta

We speak to Wild Gift director Julian Acosta about his 67 Toyota Landcruiser FJ40, a mormon mission in New Mexico, and the holy trinity of directing...

23rd Apr 2024 News
Todd Selby delivers new book: The Selby Comes Home

Todd Selby delivers new book: The Selby Comes Home

Photographer and Director Todd Selby debuts new design book The Selby Comes Home, out now.

18th Apr 2024 Inspiration
Playlist: Jesus Rasines

Playlist: Jesus Rasines

Jesus Rasines Executive Creative Director Ogilvy Madrid speaks on his love of 1970's American literature, Tonex digital amplifier emulator's and Flamenco.

17th Apr 2024 News
Porsche Awards 2024 winners announced

Porsche Awards 2024 winners announced

The winners of the 20th Porsche Awards have been announced. The international advertising film prize was awarded in Ludwigsburg, Germany last week.

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.

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