Ian Daniel is a producer, filmmaker, writer and curator in NY.
He is currently the Co-host and Executive Producer of the Emmy-nominated TV show "GAYCATION," along with actress Ellen Page. An exploration of LGBTQ culture around the world, the series will air its second season on VICELAND in September.
He is also currently directing and producing two documentary film projects. Daniel began his journalism career as an Associate Producer and intern at TODAY on NBC in New York and Los Angeles.
Daniel is also the former Director of Artistic Programs at The Civilians, a theater company in NY that derives their work from intensive investigations into today’s vital questions. At The Civilians, Daniel directed the investigations for several projects. Additionally, he curated and directed a live investigative cabaret and podcast series “Let Me Ascertain You” which centers on interviews on topics such as crime in the US, marriage inequality, LGBTQ issues, the porn industry, Occupy Wall Street and the Women’s Prison in Bogota Colombia.
He was the creator and former editor of “Extended Play” a website that hosts interviews, essays, and podcasts for artists and audiences to explore new experiments with investigative/documentary performance and storytelling.
As a curator, he has organized several exhibits and multimedia events at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, Exit Art, LaMaMa Gallery, Storefront Bushwick and the Waterpod Project in NYC and Brooklyn.