About Daniel Burity

Daniel Burity began his professional career at the age of 22, working on public television in his hometown of Salvador, Bahia, where he wrote, directed and edited cultural programs. In 2007 Daniel moved to New York to pursue a career as filmmaker. 
His documentary about independent musicians from New York, "Apple Sounds", earned praises from acclaimed French director Michel Gondry and was awarded at the Press Awards 2013, Florida, for best video. It was also exhibited at Tokyo, Sao Paulo and London.
Daniel recent film,"¡Hola Kitty!", that addresses the challenging issue of Hispanic illegal immigrants working in the US, won the Broadway FIlm Festival, the Chicano Film Festival, in Los Angeles, was selected to the Cannes Short Corner, received the Special Mention at the Philadelphia FIlm Festival and it featured on the Huffington Post.
Along with Emily Ernest, Daniel directed Shakespeare's Sonnet # 8 for "The Sonnet Project". The video was shown at the Museum of Moving Image in Queens, NY.
Daniel directs music videos for indie rock bands from Brooklyn (where he lives). He shot for the legendary CBGB organization, for the New York Summer Stage and worked as editor and cameraman in the web series "Booker Travels", awarded by the National Geographic.




“¡Hola Kitty!” is a short documentary that address the challenging issues of Latino illegal immigrants in the US.

 The main subject is a Latino immigrant who works in New York City in a Hello Kitty costume.

''¡Hola Kitty!” won the Broadaway International Film festival, the Chicano International Film Festival, it was selected to the Cannes Short Corner and received the the Special Mention at the Philadelphia Latino Film festival



Reel 2016

Sonnet #8
Video produced for the ''NY Sonnet Project'' and exhibited in the Museum of Moving Image, Queens.

Mikal Evans music video

Bad Girlfriend music video

Bad Girlfriend live at the CBGB's Festival

''Apple Sounds'' it's a compilation of three short documentaries about the lives of three independent musicians based in NY.

Winner of Best Video at the 2013 Press Awards, Florida.


Music Video
Artist - Mikal Evans
Music - Holding On To

EPK for the singer/songwriter Ani Cordero
Featured in the NY Dailly News

Music Video
Band - Bad Girlfriend
Song - Tricky

  Bad Girlfriend Live at the ​​​CBGB's Festival