Daniel Myrick

Daniel Myrick (born September 3, 1963) is an American film director most famous for horror films, especially for co-directing and writing the 1999 psychological horror The Blair Witch Project with Eduardo Sánchez, for which they won the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award.

Daniel Myrick
Born (1963-09-03) September 3, 1963
OccupationFilm director, Film producer, Screenwriter, Editor

Life and career

Myrick was born in Sarasota, Florida.[1] He graduated from University of Central Florida School of Film in 1994.

Along with collaborating with future Blair Witch cohorts Eduardo Sánchez and Gregg Hale on a trilogy of short films, Myrick supported himself by working as an editor and cinematographer on a number of Florida-based music videos and commercials. After he wrote and directed the promo for the Florida Film Festival in 1997, Myrick's work caught the eye of independent film guru John Pierson, helping to set the stage for the eventual 1999 debut of Myrick and Sanchez's first feature as co-writers and directors.

In 2006, he co-founded Raw Feed, a direct to DVD division of Warner Home Video that specializes in horror films, with The X-Files executive producer John Shiban and 24 executive producer Tony Krantz.[2]


Feature films

Television films

  • Under the Bed (2017)

Short films

Web series

  • The Strand (2006)

Television episodes

  • Split Screen (1997-2000) (unknown episodes)


  1. "Yahoo". 2007-01-23. Archived from the original on 2007-08-24.
  2. Steven Zeitchik (2007-03-27). "Trio to create raw videos". Variety.com.

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