Daisy began her career in 2000 in development and distribution, followed by three years in acquisitions for international sales agent and financier Capitol Films. She joined producer Nick Hirschkorn on FIVE CHILDREN & IT and helped him launch the film arm of his commercials company Feel Films in 2004. As head of development for Feel she managed a slate of literary adaptations through development, production and distribution, including upcoming BBC series adaptations of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. She was Associate Producer on SKELLIG starring Tim Roth, John Simm and Kelly Macdonald. She worked with Enlightenment Films as a consultant and Associate Producer on I CAN’T THINK STRAIGHT and the multi award winning THE WORLD UNSEEN.
Daisy is producing with Screen ‘Star of Tomorrow’ director David Leon through their company Zeitgeist Films. Their first feature ORTHODOX starring Stephen Graham, Michael Smiley and Christopher Fairbank was financed by Ingenious and released in the UK on 19 February. Catch the trailer here.
As a writer, she is represented at Casarotto Ramsay and her script THE AQUARIUM will be produced by Amy Gilliam (THE IMAGINARIUM OF DR PARNASSUS) and directed by Ernesto Contreras (Sundance winner for BLUE EYELIDS). She recently wrote on a docudrama series for Discovery, and also works as a freelance script editor, story producer and acquisitions consultant. Daisy was a founder of Stellar Network UK, a membership organisation connecting professionals in film, television and theatre. She had a radio film review slot on Classic Gold for a number of years and has served on various panels and short film festival juries including Rushes Soho Shorts and the London Screenwriters Festival, and taught on numerous script development workshops.
Read more about Zeitgeist Films here.