On our second Director's Cut, hailing from the Southside of Chicago, Writer and Director Daniel Willis joins Will Gates and Arthur Agee to share his Hoop Dreams origin story. His short films and television projects have screened at festivals including Urbanworld Film Festival, The Global Impact Film Festival, The LA Film Festival, The Chicago International Television Festival and many others. Daniel’s latest short film, Wednesday, was a finalist in the HBO Short Film Competition and was licensed by HBO. Daniel’s TV directing credits include, Freeform/Hulu’s Cruel Summer, ABC’s The Rookie and Grey’s Anatomy, NBC’s The Blacklist, Chicago Fire and Chicago Med and Big Shot on Disney+. On the writing front, Daniel recently served as Writer/Producer for the Lena Waithe produced comedy series: Twenties. Sit back and enjoy Daniel's journey as he drops a few gems for any up and coming aspiring filmmakers. Listen & Subscribe now on all your podcast platforms.
An Unlearning Network Production
Hosted by Will Gates and Arthur Agee
Produced by Matt Hoffar
Written by Matt Hoffar, Will Gates and Arthur Agee
Editing by: Matt Savage