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Daniel Huntley

Daniel Huntley

News Editor and Social Media Manager


Daniel manages the shots News editorial and compiles shots and Source’s ground-breaking ‘Scout’ section, focussing on global unsigned directorial talent.

21st Jan 2021 Inspiration
Playlist: Savanah Leaf

Playlist: Savanah Leaf

We spoke with Academy Films director Savanah Leaf about her inspirations, the promo industry and who she would like to work with...

7th Jan 2021 Talent
YDA winner Natasha Mynhier delivers In A Beat

YDA winner Natasha Mynhier delivers In A Beat

Natasha Mynhier, the winner of the Mid-Length Film (30 to 60 mins) - Northern America category at this year's Young Director Award, talks to us about how she crafted this powerful film.

7th Jan 2021 Inspiration
Playlist: Aisultan Seitov

Playlist: Aisultan Seitov

We chat with Partizan director Aisultan Seitov about epic music promos, his favourite tech to stay connected and his homeland Kazakhstan.

17th Dec 2020 Inspiration
Playlist: Child

Playlist: Child

We caught up with Little Minx director Child, and talked about their early influences, the current state of the industry and how it can change in the future.

17th Dec 2020 Talent
YDA winner Jackson Tisi introduces us to Leon

YDA winner Jackson Tisi introduces us to Leon

Jackson Tisi, the winner of the Passion Project - Northern America category at this year's Young Director Award, talks about the process behind making his documentary Leon, and about the man himself.

14th Dec 2020 Talent
YDA winner Dylan Holmes Williams sings The Devils Harmony

YDA winner Dylan Holmes Williams sings The Devils Harmony

Dylan Holmes Williams, the winner of the short film category at this year's Young Director Award's, discusses the inspiration behind The Devils Harmony, his film about a bullied teenage girl that leads an A cappella club on a trail of destruction against her high school enemies.

10th Dec 2020 Talent
YDA winners Christina Amundsen and Emilie Thalund help stop the violence

YDA winners Christina Amundsen and Emilie Thalund help stop the violence

Christina Amundsen and Emilie Thalund, the winners of the charity commercial category at this year's Young Director Award, discuss the inspiration, and the making of Isolation, their film about ending violence against children.

3rd Dec 2020 Inspiration
Playlist: Shan Phearon

Playlist: Shan Phearon

We spoke with Greatcoat Films director Shan Phearon about quality music videos, celluloid GOATS and the future of the music promo industry.

19th Nov 2020 Inspiration
Playlist: Winston Hacking

Playlist: Winston Hacking

We chat to Pulse Films director/animator Winston Hacking about his favourite promos, Korg Volca synths and his educational film archive!

5th Nov 2020 Inspiration
Playlist: Martin Scali

Playlist: Martin Scali

We spoke with CZAR Brussels director Martin Scali about classic promos, sounds of nature and his immense cinema knowledge.

22nd Oct 2020 Inspiration
Playlist: Kaitlyn Battistelli

Playlist: Kaitlyn Battistelli

We chat with Ethos Studios colorist Kaitlyn Battistelli about VH1 video facts, grading for Grimes and learning how to knit!

8th Oct 2020 Inspiration
Playlist: Calum Macdiarmid

Playlist: Calum Macdiarmid

We spoke to Great Guns director Calum Macdiarmid about the art of the music video, how the industry has changed and an unfortunate sledging incident.

Daniel Huntley

Daniel Huntley
News Editor and Social Media Manager


Daniel compiles shots and Source’s ground-breaking ‘Scout’ section, focussing on global unsigned directorial talent, and curates the monthly ‘Presents’ 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, Young Director Awards, EPICA Awards, shots Awards, Berlin Commercial and Shiny Awards.

Daniel runs the shots social media activity.

News; Presents; Playlist; Scout; Social Media

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