Daniel Bekerman is a producer based in Canada with broad experience in creative producing, financing and service production.
Recent productions, The Witch, a US/Canada co-production, won the Best Director Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, the 2017 Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature and made major sales to Universal and A24; and Bang Bang Baby, a musical directed by Cannes Residency alumnus Jeffrey St. Jules, starring Jane Levy, Justin Chatwin and Peter Stormare, won the Best First Feature Film Awards at the Toronto International Film Festival and Canadian Screen Awards. Pay the Ghost, directed by Uli Edel and starring Nicolas Cage, was recently released theatrically across the world.
The People Garden, written and directed by Nadia Litz and starring Dree Hemingway and Pamela Anderson, had its world premiere at the BAFICI Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film, and has been theatrically released in Canada and US. Two Lovers and a Bear, directed by Oscar nominee Kim Nguyen which stars Tatiana Maslany and Dane DeHaan, premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight section. The Headhunter’s Calling, starring Gerard Butler, had its world premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival’s Gala section. Army of One directed by Larry Charles and starring Nicolas Cage has been released in November 2016, and Rememory, starring Peter Dinklage and Anton Yelchin, had its world premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
Kayaking for Beginners, an adventure film set in BC’s Great Bear Rainforest, directed by Zoe Hopkins, An Inconvenient Youth, a documentary about the global youth climate movement, Shimmer Lake, directed by Oren Uziel and starring Benjamin Walker, 22 Chaser, starring Brian J. Smith and Raoul Trujillo, Backstabbing For Beginners, a Canada/Denmark co-production starring Ben Kingsley and Theo James, ANON, directed by Andrew Niccol, starring Amanda Seyfried and Clive Owen, and State Like Sleep starring Katherine Waterston and Michael Shannon are all currently in post-production.