About

Dan Sickles is an American filmmaker, writer, and actor living between New York City and Paris, France. 

He received the 2017 Sundance Grand Jury Prize for his film DINA, and an audience award at the 2014 TriBeCa Film Festival for his directorial debut, MALA MALA.

As an actor, he is known for his for his theatrical work, most notably as Hamlet in the 2011 production at Theater 80 in downtown Manhattan, and Konstantin Treplev in The Seagull at Columbia Graduate.

 

He is the recipient of the PEEK Award and the ARC Alliance Community Service Award for his work within neurodiverse communities, and his production company, El Peligro, has been honored by the Social Media Impact Awards and Amnesty International for their approach at socially-conscious storytelling. 

Dan is represented by Casarotto Ramsay and Creative Artists Agency.

MALA MALA and DINA are available on DVD and for digital download.