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Daniel Q.

Rockland, ME, USA1 review

$400 - $800 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

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  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

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  • Video Editor - Documentary



  • 4K video camera
  • GoPro or equivalent


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

About Daniel

Daniel Quintanilla is a documentary filmmaker, editor, and virtual reality storyteller who grew up in Mexico and now lives in the U.S. In 2018, Daniel edited the VICE/MOTHERBOARD feature documentary titled "The Most Unknown", now available on Netflix. Over ten years working in the field, he has directed and produced numerous short-format documentaries, both independent and commercial, throughout the world. Most recently, Daniel created the 360-degree film series "A Shared Space", the newest film "Returning to Dadaab" is now on tour in the U.S.

Top Projects

  • Working Films / Stories Beyond Borders - Not a Citizen

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Not a Citizen is the story of Abdi Ali, a 28 year-old permanent resident from Maine, who was detained by ICE in a Portland courthouse while meeting with his attorney about an OUI charge. The U.S. Government intends to deport Abdi back to Somalia, the same country his family fled as refugees when he was only a child. Directed & Edited by Daniel Quintanilla | Animation by Hanji Chang

  • Film interviews in Augusta, ME

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    More Perfect Union

    Produced for More Perfect Union on Storyhunter

    July 2022

  • Grand Circle Travel / Compass Light - ReelEarth Series: Honey & Smoke

    • Documentary DP

    Two commercial beekeepers in Malta discover an unlikely culprit tainting their bees' honey. A FILM BY Daniel Quintanilla PRODUCERS Scott Sell & Josh Povec ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS Tela Moss & Camille Gunderson EDITOR Jason Mann EXECUTIVE PRODUCER David Conover

  • Curiosity Stream / Compass Light - Big Picture Earth: Fountains Abbey

    • Video Editor - Documentary

    This is one episode of the television series BIG PICTURE EARTH. Inspired by the Walt Whitman poem "There Was A Child Went Forth," this 20 x 30 minute series takes viewers on a visual exploration of the most majestic spaces on the planet, engaging both the detail and the big picture vistas in these spectacular destinations.

  • Wicked Delicate Films / VICE-MOTHERBOARD - The Most Unknown

    • Video Editor - Documentary

    The Most Unknown is a documentary that sends nine scientists across the world to explore some of humanity's biggest questions. How did life begin? What is time? What is consciousness? How much do we really know? Together, they explore the most unknown areas of each other’s work. Directed by Ian Cheney. advised by Werner Herzog. Edited by Daniel Quintanilla and Ian Cheney.

All Services


  • Fixer

Production Support

  • 360 Commercial Video
  • 360 Documentary Video
  • 360 News Video
  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Production Assistant
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist


  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary

Daniel's Clients

  • Compass Light Productions
  • More Perfect Union

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