Daniel Hogg is a two-time Leo Award-winning producer (Best Motion Picture, THE DEVOUT; Best Web Series, FRESHMAN'S WHARF) and a two-time Leo Nominated writer (for short films FLOODPLAIN and WOODROW, WITHOUT EVELYN).
The Leo Awards, which honour the film & television industry on the west coast of Hollywood North, lauded THE DEVOUT with seven awards, in addition to Best Picture, from 14 nominations, including Best Screenplay, Best Actor, and Best Actress. THE DEVOUT premiered internationally at the prestigious Busan International Film Festival (known as the "Cannes of Asia") as one of just ten films in competition for their top international prize, won Best Canadian Feature Film at Victoria Film Festival, and the BC Emerging Filmmaker Award at Vancouver International Film Festival for director Connor Gaston.
TWO 4 ONE, the first feature he produced, has screened at over 40 film festivals around the globe, earning Audience or Jury Awards in Seattle, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Melbourne, Amsterdam, Whitehorse, and Victoria, Canada, and an ACTRA Award, a Leo Award and 8 other nominations.
All told, Daniel earned another 4 Leo nominations for producing or screenwriting, and won the 2012 NSI Drama Prize to write and produce the short FLOODPLAIN, selected as part of Telefilm Canada's Not Short on Talent showcase at Cannes. His current development slate is funded by Telefilm Canada, the Harold Greenberg Fund, and Movie Central in Canada.
A UCLA Professional Program (Screenwriting) and UVic Writing alumnus, Daniel's tongue-in-cheek creature-feature script RIP MY HEART OUT was named to the inaugural Movie Central and National Screen Institute of Canada's Script-to-Screen program. His western yarn SIX-CHAMBER HEART, about an aging cowboy hunting his murderous outlaw son in the old west, was a finalist in the Praxis Screenplay Competition and a semi-finalist in Francis Ford Coppola’s American Zoetrope Screenplay Competition.
Before refocusing as a creative producer, Daniel was a Director of Photography on over 40 short films & award-winning music videos. His work has has broadcast nationally in Canada on MuchMusic and its affiliate channels, screened in festivals across North America, and been represented in several regional award-winners and nominees.
Daniel has served as president of Cinevic Society of Independent Filmmakers, edited documentary and narrative film, assistant-directed features and shorts, and been directing films since 2000.
Floodplain Drama Rafting a Rocky Mountain floodplain, a small town teen must learn to let go of his high school sweetheart when she tells him she's leaving for college.Directed by Jeremy Lutter. Starring Cameron Bright (The TWILIGHT Saga), Sarah Desjardins (CLUE), Quinn Lord (TRICK 'R TREAT), and Katelyn Mager (PERCY JACKSON: THE SEA OF MONSTERS). Based on the short story FLOODPLAIN by D. W. Wilson.
A Seasonal Affair (Short) Comedy A man desperately tries to reignite lost romance with his wife, a woman strangely fixated on preparing for Christmas— in the days before Hallowe'en. (15 pgs, available)
Night of the Unwed (Short) Comedy ⋄ Horror A nerdy scientist battles cold feet and colder bodies on the night of his bachelor party. (5 pg, Produced)
Film (short) by Broken Mirror Films Producer
Film by Hoggwild Films / Clownbog Studios / Verhagen Entertainment (Drama) Executive Producer After his terminally-ill four-year old daughter's stories suggest she had a past life, a Christian schoolteacher experiences a profound crisis of faith. Obsessively seeking answers, he risks his marriage and his last remaining days with his child to determine if she has lived before, and will live again.
No Breath Play
Film (short) by Stacey Ashworth Executive Producer
Two 4 One
Film by Hoggwild Films / Sugar Shack Films / Viddywell Films (Comedy and Drama) Producer When transgendered Adam helps his baby-crazy ex-girlfriend Miriam artificially inseminate, they wind up in bed together-- and they both get pregnant. Now Adam must reconcile his identity with his biological reality, grapple with his feelings for Miriam, and try to figure out what it means to be a man.
Film (short) by Broken Mirror Films / Dir. Jeremy Lutter Producer
Film (short) by Broken Mirror Films / Dir. Jeremy Lutter Writer / Producer
Woodrow Without Evelyn
Film (short) by Hoggwild Films Writer / Director
Behind the Scenes: Victoria - Standard of Living (Short Documentary)
Film (short) by Hoggwild Films / The Victoria Foundation Writer / Director
How Socrates Bought the Farm
Film (short) by Writer's Room Productions Producer
Joanna Makes a Friend
Film (short) by Broken Mirror Films / Like Minded Media Story Editor
Freshman's Wharf (Web Series)
Film (short) by Writers Room Productions Producer
Night of the Unwed (Short)
Film (short) by Jungle Media / Dir. Alison Parker (Comedy and Horror) Writer On the night of his bachelor party, a nerdy scientist battles cold feet and colder bodies.
Leo Award, Best Motion Picture
Golden Sheaf Nominee, Best Drama
Leo Nomination, Best Motion Picture
Leo Nomination, Best Screenwriting in a Short Drama
Leo Nomination, Best Short Drama
Leo Nomination, Best Music Video
Telefilm Canada Microbudget Feature Fund
Movie Central Script-to-Screen Development Award
NSI Drama Prize
Leo Nomination, Best Screenwriting in a Short Drama
Finalist, Praxis Screenplay Competition
Semi-Finalist, American Zoetrope Screenplay Competition
Leo Award, Best Web Series
Univeristy of Victoria, BFA in Writing
UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting