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Dani Sanchez-Lopez Salo AEC during the cinematography of Mahanati, winner of an Indian National Award for Best Film

Dani SaLO, AEC


INDIA   +91 9346472106

ESPAÑA +34 627190098

India | Spain | USA


Dani is a director|cinematographer with over 15 feature films of experience. 

Fluent in 4 languages, Dani believes the most universal visual language. His work expands between Los Angeles, India and Spain.

With laurels for his cinematography from the European Cinematography Awards, HatchFest, New York Cinematography Awards, Asian Cinematography Awards, and Los Angeles Film Festival Awards, as well as 3 Indian National Academy Awards, Dani lends his eye to films that aim to push for a version of reality in which we can understand the other. Diversity, Equality, Human Rights are at the core of his numerous fiction and non-fiction features. His most renowned works could be "Mahanati" or "Virataparvam, and Dani has just released the fiction series, "Operation Barrio Inglés".

He also works as Director/DOP for commercials and music videos. His clients include T-Series, Samsung, Estrella Galicia, Times of India, Robe or Yash Raj Films.

"@buddhistandqueer: The Path from Sarees to Robes", marks his documentary directorial debut. And its earned him over 10 Awards, like the Best Short Documentary at LesGaiCineMad and Mecal, in its 50+ festival run around the world. Dani has a fiction film and a creative documentary in development.

Dani studied Film and Visual Arts in Chapman University, Cornell University, the UK and Spain thanks to scholarships like La Caixa Fellowship. He enjoys sharing what he knows in workshops for institutions like FTII (Film and Television Institute of India), Chapman University, University of California Irvine, or NYFA in the USA, Sanjan Institute in Lahore, or UNIA and UCA in Spain.

Dani also exhibits his work in the museum space, with series like #rituals, River of Ashes, Transmission or Projections.

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