Daniel Koehler

Daniel Koehler began his filmmaking career directing, shooting, and editing the award-winning short documentary The Tobacco King (2012), which follows a farmer’s efforts to cultivate a new life in Zambia after losing his home in Zimbabwe. Daniel’s next film, Win or Lose (2012), which follows a photographer’s campaign against a discriminatory amendment to the North Carolina Constitution, won a Student Academy Award and premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival. Most recently, Daniel received the inaugural Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship to produce A House Without Snakes (2016), an intimate, coming-of-age portrait of two young Bushmen struggling to build their futures in the wake of their people’s relocation from their ancestral homeland.