Daniel James Pike is a filmmaker, screenwriter and artist from South Woodslee, Ontario, located in the greater Windsor and Essex County region of Southwestern Ontario, Canada. From a young age, Daniel has had his sights set on a creative future. In 2018, Daniel launched County House Pictures, a small film production company that aims to craft great stories from script to screen. His debut short film The Acrylic (2019), has been officially selected in 12 international film festivals, and won two awards at the Indie Shorts Film Festival in 2019 and 2021.
Between 2012 to the present day, Daniel has placed in a number of screenwriting competitions, including Top 5 at StudioFest in 2018, and the Canadian Film Festival in 2015. Daniel has also been selected as a Quarterfinalist in the Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting associated through the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Daniel is soon to debut another project, a produced short documentary, Finding Orleen (2021) directed by longtime collaborator and friend, Wendy German.
Daniel currently works as the Creative Specialist for an international Canadian charitable organization. In 2021, Daniel was diagnosed with ADHD, but this has not stopped him from achieving his lofty goals. Daniel is also a proud member of the LGBTQ2IA+ community and hopes to meet like-minded creative individuals who have unique stories to tell.
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