London-based filmmaker Danny Sangra is what you might call a jack-of-all-trades. A keen drawer from early childhood, spending a significant amount of time at his mother’s hair salon in Leeds where he would redesign the covers of her magazines, he later added illustration and photography to his interests. It wasn’t until 2007 that Danny began delving into filmmaking: when a friend published a new album, he spontaneously decided to shoot a video to accompany the release. Fast-forward a few years and Danny’s portfolio now includes music greats like A$AP Rocky and Lianne La Havas as well as couture houses from Miu Miu to Mulberry.
Most of all, he excels at scenting out stories and creating situations on set that allow his protagonists to loosen up, leading to natural and light-hearted shorts like his new work with Leandra Medine aka The Man Repeller for the new Mercedes-Benz Fashion Creatives video series.