Dan Mace, a creative and visionary filmmaker, renowned YouTuber, and the Chief Creative Officer for Beast Philanthropy, has left an indelible mark on the world of visual storytelling. As the founder of JOE and ALL OF US Studios in Cape Town, Dan's 10-year career behind the camera encompasses over 100 commercials, music videos, documentaries, and short films across four continents. With an audience of over 833,000 subscribers and more than 47 million views of his films on YouTube since joining in 2011, Dan's talent shines through as he writes, produces, directs, and edits the majority of his own work. His authentic storytelling abilities, combined with his technical expertise and an open mind, allow him to craft impactful narratives that move people. Dan's altruistic nature fuels his desire to create meaningful content that inspires positive change in the world. His exceptional talent has been recognized with multiple prestigious awards, including three Young Director Awards at Cannes Lions, an African Crystal Film Grand Prix, Bronze Loerie Awards, Ciclope Africa Editing Craft awards, and the Creative Circle ad of the month, among others. Dan Mace's creative journey continues to inspire, challenge, and reshape the boundaries of visual storytelling.
Dan and Darren with Beast Philanthropy reveals the strategies and stories behind their impactful campaigns. Attendees will gain insights into how to harness the viral nature of today's content landscape to foster a more philanthropic world, proving that generosity and digital virality can, indeed, go hand in hand.