Dan is a writer and director based in London. Recent work includes single drama Eric, Ernie and Me for Objective, which tx’d December 2017, comedy pilots The Other One starring Rebecca Front for Cave Bear/BBC2, episodes 5-8 of The Collection, the 8-part drama centred around a fashion house in 1940’s Paris for Lookout Point/Amazon, and Series II of comedy series Siblings starring Charlotte Richie & Tom Stourton for Bwark/BBC3 TX January 2016, having directed the first series.
In the latter part of 2015 Dan directed The Artist, a single film for Rough Cut/Sky Arts starring Rupert Grint and Iwan Rheon. Prior to that he directed The Trial of Elizabeth Gadge and Séance Time, two films for the second series of Inside No.9 for Jon Plowman & Adam Tandy/BBC 2, which TX April 2015. Dan wrote the first episode of Pramface 3 which tx’d February 2014, having directed the first series.
In 2013 Dan directed three-part drama The Ice Cream Girls for Left Bank Pictures/ITV1, with Martin Compston, Lorraine Burroughs and Jodhi May. The Ice Cream Girls won Best TV Drama at the MVSA (Music Video and Screen Awards) during the Black International Film Festival. Lorraine Burroughs won Best Actress for her performance in the drama as character Serena Farley.
Previous TV credits include Pramface (Little Comet/BBC3 – TX February 2012), Case Histories (Ruby Films/BBC1), the highly acclaimed Hattie (Angel Eye Media/BBC4, repeated on BBC2), Lost in Austen (Mammoth/ITV), Consuming Passion (BBC), Ideal, Marple, Doctor Who and The Worst Week Of My Life.
For more about Dan and to view his short films, please visit danzeff.com.
Dan Zeff is represented by Frances Arnold