ABOUT

THE NEW PROMETHEAN
WRITER | DIRECTOR | EDITOR

Daniel J. Egbert is an award winning filmmaker known for his "boldly creative, defiantly original writing and directing."ISA

After serving in Iraq and Afghanistan with the Marine Corps Infantry, Daniel attended Hunter College then The Los Angeles Film School where he graduated Valedictorian.

Following the international success and distribution of his first feature, PROJECT 22, he began and continues development on WARPATH; a six-episode docu-series spanning the globe. 

Daniel's Bachelor’s Thesis film, THERE'S SOMETHING IN THE TRUNK. received 13 wins and 10 nominations in the international festival circuit, garnering exceptional reviews from critics, fans, and a few hollywood legends:

TAUT. MYSTERIOUS. WELL EXECUTED.
— Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver)
UP AND COMING WRITER-DIRECTOR DANIEL J. EGBERT SHOWS GREAT PROMISE WITH HIS STYLISH NEW SHORT. SOLID PERFORMANCES FROM AN INTRIGUING CAST. PERFECT PACING.
— Randal Kleiser (Grease)

Daniel has three feature films in development, BRING ME WITH YOU, SUNRISE NIGHTS, and A SMALL BOUT OF AGGRESSION, and was recently accepted into the prestigious AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE CONSERVATORY, where he will earn his MFA in Directing, Class of 2021.