Decatur, Georgia in 1980. Grew up, lost the accent somewhere along the way. Spent my teen years hanging out in Atlanta’s punk/hardcore and hip-hop music scenes. Toured in a few bands, including Portrait and The Station Myth. 
New York City in 2001. Became a Teaching Assistant and then Instructor at the NY Film Academy. Simultaneously worked freelance as an Assistant Camera and then a Director of Photography and also as a Music Composer for various film projects.
Southern Cali in 2007. Started a Film and Photo Production company, Two Penguins, with only a few bucks to my name. Became a Father to my Daughter, Lili, that same year—2007 was busy.
Portland in 2009. Grew Two Penguins and hired some amazing people. Acquired some clients such as GQ, New York Times, Nike, J.Crew and KEEN Footwear. Made a few music videos that won a few awards.
Seattle in 2015. Work at Nordstrom as their Senior Video Art Director while still owning Two Penguins.

Other links to stuff:
Daniel's Creative Agency, Two Penguins
twopenguins.com
Daniel's band comprised of four guys somehow named Daniel
endthenrepeat.com

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