The Farm – Choreography and Performer
Daniel Monks is an Australian actor, filmmaker and dancer. In 2015, he received the Arts & Fashion Award at the NSW/ACT Young Achiever Awards, and was awarded the Young Filmmaker of the Year at the WA Screen Awards in 2014. His short films have screened around the world at more than 36 film festivals, including three at Palm Springs International ShortFest, and have received numerous awards & honours. He is currently in final post-production on his first feature film Pulse, which he wrote and edited, as well as being the lead actor and one of the producers on. He is a graduate of AFTRS, & PAC Screen Workshops where he received the award for Consistent Excellence. As a professional dancer, he has worked with an array of leading Australian choreographers and has performed at the Sydney Opera House, the Bangarra Dance Theatre, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and around Australia. In 2015, he began development on the Bowerbirds dance duet film with Sarah-Vyne Vassallo & Dan Daw for Murmuration Dance Theatre.