Daniel Fermín Pfeffer is an award winning Mexican-American filmmaker. He earned a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School and an MFA for Screenwriting and Directing from Columbia University. His short film, “While I Was Gone,” screened at various festivals and won the Denver Film Festival Domestic Student Award. His first feature, “I’ll See You Around,” premiered in 2019 at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival. Daniel’s first minis-odic directorial effort, “Chosen,” premiered at the Catalyst Story Institute/Content Festival winning several awards and at the Austin Film Festival. His latest feature script, “Brujería,” combines social justice with psychological horror. It is about migrant farm workers who face violence and discrimination in upstate New York. “Brujería” is an official selection for Columbia University’s annual Blue List (2020). Daniel has taught at Columbia, Ithaca College, NYU, and Northwestern.
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