Santhosh Daniel is a writer, producer and creative consultant specializing in strategic communications, social enterprise and independent media and arts. He is founder of the creative collective Compound and co-founder of Projector, a social innovation and storytelling media initiative. His professional experience includes work with The Global Film Initiative as well as partners such as Smithsonian, Medium, Virgin America and U.S. Department of State, and also creation of the original children’s series Red Violet and CityStudio, a multi-disciplinary urban identity and creative media project.
Santhosh currently serves on the Board of Directors for Cal Humanities and as Board President for the Puerto Rico Film Society, and has also served as an expert panelist for various media funds, including the San Francisco Arts Commission, European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, California Documentary Project and Headlands Artist Residency. He has a B.A. in English from the University of Washington and a M.F.A. in English from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.