Daniel James Pike is a filmmaker and screenwriter from South Woodslee, Ontario, Canada. From a young age, Daniel has had his sights set on a creative future after picking up his first video camera from Sears when he was 13 years old. In 2018, Daniel launched County House Pictures, a small film production company on a mission to craft great stories ‘from script to screen.’
Daniel’s debut short horror 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. His latest quasi-autobiographical short film, Blue & White (2022) was a finalist for best film at the 2022 Toronto Couch Film Festival, and has been officially selected by the 2022 Full Bloom Film Festival in North Carolina, as well as a category winner at the Toronto Independent Film Festival of CIFT for Summer 2022.
Between 2012 to the present day, Daniel has placed in a number of screenwriting competitions with a number of scripts, including Top 3 at the Nashville Film Festival Pitch Competition in 2022, Top 5 at StudioFest in 2018, and the Top 4 at 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.
In 2021, Daniel was diagnosed with ADHD, but this has not stopped him from working hard on his passions. Daniel is also a proud member of the LGBTQ2IA+ community and hopes to meet like-minded creative individuals with unique stories to tell.
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