Aneesh Daniel is a writer, director & producer, by profession, and a poet, by nature. He began his career in 1989 under the tutelage of
maestros of Indian films in Bombay before emerging as a director in 1998. His latest venture, and film which he has co-written, directed &
produced "The Least of These: The Graham Staines story" 2019, has gotten both critical acclaim as well as audience approval, released in
the US (400 theatres ), Australia, South America, France, Germany, South Africa & India (4 successful weeks). He firmly believes that for a good film, a great script is paramount. A good script is what drives the film's success. Aneesh lives by the wisdom of Proverbs 16: 03.
THE LEAST OF THESE: THE GRAHAM STAINES STORY
10th ICFF AWARDS (2022) AT ORLANDO, (FL).
28th MOVIEGUIDE AWARD (2020) AT HOLLYWOOD, LA.
TOP 10 FILMS- FOR FAMILY
BEST FILM" IN THE FAITH & FREEDOM CATEGORY
47th ICVM CROWN AWARDS (2019) AT NASHVILLE (TN).
BEST FAITH FILM
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (1ST RUNNER UP)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (1ST RUNNER UP)
SAICFF (2013), AT HUSTON (TX).
ADVENTURES IN ODYSSEY" 26 Epi (LIVE-ACTION).
THE GALILEAN FILM FESTIVAL (2012) AT MUMBAI, INDIA
BEST CHILDREN'S PROGRAM
BEST MUSIC SCORE
"BARABBAS" – 30 MINUTES.
INDIAN TELE AWARDS, MUMBAI ( 2005).
BEST FILM (NOMINATED)
"PROMISES KEPT" - 45 MINUTES
THE HOUSTON FILM FESTIVAL (1999).
(AS LINE PRODUCER, DIRECTED BY KENNY JACKSON).
CBN INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENTS AWARD-1997
FOR INTEGRITY AND HONESTY
(IN ALL OVER 33 COUNTRIES).
+ Shepherd Films
'Shepherd Films Pvt Ltd' is a TV & film production house that began in the year 2000 and was earlier known by the name 'Director's POV'. It was set up by Aneesh Daniel and was subsequently incorporated by the Government of India. We have been working on producing 125 Television Episodes, 25+ Advertising/Commercial Films, 15 Telefilms,
8 Corporate films, 6 International Live events & 1 Feature film.
Shepherd Films pursued the journey of "The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story" with an Australian production house, Journey Films, and subsequently collaborated with Skypass Entertainment USA. Throughout, Shepherd Films has maintained an impeccable standard working with an experienced, professional team of Bollywood and has been the first Indian Production House to do High Definition television serials for the National Network in 2007, and has also built up a strong network in the American Film Industry.
Principal at the Jeff Holder Creative Agency
We hired Aneesh to direct a short film and he exceeded our wildest expectations. From casting to production design to editing, it was great in all aspects. I highly recommend Aneesh for any of you production needs.