Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Dan is a documentary and fiction narrative filmmaker whose work primarily examines the deeply intertwined relationships between culture and physical environments. He is particularly interested in intimately human stories: those that find and highlight the beauty within the quotidian.

Dan's work has been screened at the Mass Reality Check Competition at the Salem Film Festival and the It's All True Documentary Film Festival in Boston. He will obtain his MFA in Media Art from Emerson College as a graduate fellow in the spring of 2016. He also earned a BS in Journalism with honors from the University of Nebraska and served as an Associate Producer at Nebraska Educational Telecommunications.