Dan Ezra (UK/Mexico)
2023 Storylines Lab
Dan Ezra is a British/Mexican writer/director based in Mexico City who specializes in commercials, digital content and film. He developed a passion for filmmaking at a young age, inspired by his father’s career in this profession. After graduating from the Arts University at Bournemouth with a degree in film direction, Dan began working in commercials production companies in Mexico City. Within three years, he founded his own company and directed large-scale projects for top brands like Armani, Coty and L’Oréal. Today, Dan is represented by Madrefoca, one of Mexico’s top production companies, and has directed commercials for General Motors, Huawei, Ford, Coca-Cola and Chevrolet, among others. In addition to his commercial work, Dan has made several short films and documentaries and is a screenwriter for film and television, having written on shows for HBO and Paramount+. His passion is telling stories that plumb the darker depths of the human condition whilst also taking the audience on a wild and entertaining ride.
Otto•Nimo — A prototype child sex robot created to be a therapeutic device for pedophiles goes rogue and hunts its creator and his family at their high-tech country mansion.