Dan spent the early part of his career as a first assistant director working on television dramas and feature films including award-winning productions – ‘Boy A’, ‘The Mark of Cain’, ‘Appropriate Adult’, ‘See No Evil: The Moors Murders’, ‘House of Saddam’, ‘Birdsong’, Lynne Ramsay’s ‘Swimmer’ and Paddy Considine’s ‘Tyrannosaur’.
In 2013 Dan produced Guy Jenkin and Andy Hamilton’s comedy feature ‘What We Did on Our Holiday’ with fellow producer David M Thompson, Origin Pictures, Lionsgate UK and BBC Films.
In 2017 Dan produced Russell T Davies’ ‘A Very English Scandal’ with Director Stephen Frears, Executive Producer Dominic Treadwell- Collins, Blueprint Pictures, BBC and Amazon. ‘A Very English Scandal’ was nominated for twelve BAFTA Television Awards, three Golden Globes and four Primetime Emmy Awards. It won the Rose d’Or for best limited series, Broadcasting Press Guild Award for best mini-series, South Bank Sky Arts Award for best TV drama, and the Royal Television Society Award for best mini-series.
In 2019 Dan executive produced James Graham’s ‘Quiz’ with Director Stephen Frears, Producer Alice Pearse, Executive Producers Andy Harries and William Village, Left Bank Pictures, ITV and AMC.