Daniel Inkeles

Daniel Inkeles is the Vice President of International Production & Development at StudioCanal, Europe’s leader in production, rights acquisition, distribution, and international sales of feature films. While Los Angeles based, Daniel focuses on international productions intended for the European market. StudioCanal operates directly in France, England, Germany, Australia and New Zealand and recent releases include PADDINGTON, NON-STOP, A BIGGER SPLASH, and TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY.

Prior to joining StudioCanal, Daniel was a development executive at Sony Pictures Animation, where he focused on developing literary and consumer products based films. While there he worked on properties such as HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA, CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS, THE SMURFS, and OPEN SEASON. Prior to Sony, Daniel was at DreamWorks Animation, where he helped develop the HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON television series and worked with the story department on the third and fourth SHREK films.

Pitch preferences:

Looking for:

  • Action/Thriller
  • Grounded Sci-Fi
  • Family
  • Period/Historical
  • Music based/Musical

Not interested in:

  • Comedy
  • Fantasy
  • Space Opera
  • Horror