Dan McComb is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker who makes documentary-driven films for clients that include Fast Company, Sierra Nevada Brewing, and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence.
Commercial work: Visual Contact is my Seattle-based production company. I’d love to hear about your project. Please get in touch for a free story consultation. (206) 228-0780 (cell) or email me at dan [at] visualcontact.com.
In my previous life, I was a photojournalist whose work has appeared in newspapers and magazines including Time and Newsweek.
I attended Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School in 2010. More recently I’ve DP’d for Emmy-winning director Michael King and two-time Oscar nominee Kirby Dick. One of my short films, The Metalsmith, was nominated for an Emmy in 2015.
During the summer of 2014 I DP’d a short called Pearl that won Best Short Film at the 2015 Madrid International Film Festival, among other awards. I completed my first feature-length documentary, Beyond Naked, in 2013.
I have taught cinematography at the Art Institute of Seattle and occasionally teach workshops at the Seattle Film Institute.
Zero-Emission filmmmaking My production company, Visual Contact, is proudly a zero-emission filmmaking operation for work within 50 miles of the Seattle area.