Daniel Bydlowski is an award winning filmmaker and virtual reality artist. He judges and reviews films for international film festivals and researches new media, such as virtual reality.


Currently a member of the DGA, Daniel was internationally recognized after his undergraduate short animation Ticket for Success received awards, such as best international short by Moondance International Film Festival, and was selected by several others, such as San Diego’s International Children’s Film Festival and AnimaMundi.

The success of the film led to his master degree at the University of Southern California, where he had the opportunity to work with great directors and researchers such as Mark Jonathan Harris and Marsha Kinder, developing projects that were not only shown in the big screen, but also in museums.

Always attempting to bring awareness to social issues such connected to health, bullying and the so-called digital revolution, Daniel is currently doing his PhD at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he focuses on new media and virtual reality as the future of cinema.