Speaker Profile MIPTV

Daniel Bekerman

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Company NameScythia Films


Daniel Bekerman, founder and president of Scythia Films, is one of Canada’s most prolific feature film producers, with broad experience in creative producing, financing, international co-productions and service productions having completed over 25 films in the last 5 years.

Selected credits include The Witch, winner of the Best Director Award at the Sundance Film Festival, as well as two Independent Spirit Awards and feature Bang Bang Baby, directed by Cannes Residency alumnus Jeffrey St. Jules, winner of the Best First Feature Film Award at TIFF and the Canadian Screen Awards.

Slated for 2020 releases are Falling, directed by Viggo Mortensen, with its World Premiere at Sundance, Percy, starring Christopher Walken, Slash/Back, an arctic set sci-fi adventure by Nyla Innuksuk (Sierra Affinity) and Come to Daddy, starring Elijah Wood.

Daniel Executive Produced The Craft, (Sony/Blumhouse), Ready or Not (Fox Searchlight Pictures), as well as How It Ends and Anon for Netflix.

Conference Sessions


    31-03-2020, 09:30 - 09:50, On Demand

    On Demand session released at 9.30 am (CET)   SESSION AVAILABLE HERE    The DRAMA SERIES PITCH will present a diverse range of high-end original and viable s...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
      2. Event Date
        Tues, March 31
      3. Event theme
        WHAT'S NEXT
      4. Type of Event
        Competition / Pitch