Daniele Anastasion is a director and writer with more than a decade of experience creating critically acclaimed documentaries and television series. She directed the film I AM YUP'IK for ESPN's 30 for 30 Shorts, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Her first feature, THE REDEMPTION OF GENERAL BUTT NAKED, received the Sundance award for Best Cinematography and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.
Daniele recently directed RUN MAMA RUN for ESPN Films about an elite runner training to make the U.S. Olympic team while pregnant. It premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival and was nominated for an Emmy.
Daniele enjoys blending documentary and fiction filmmaking in her commercial work and is currently writing and developing scripted narratives.
Check out her personal work here.