Industry Panels

Lion’s Den

James Costa

Founder, Bird Street Productions

Executive Producer of the Emmy nominated film, Delikado. Co-Producer of the critically acclaimed and multi award winning film, Welcome to Chechnya.

Actor’s Panel

International Director’s Panel

Producer’s Panel

Danny O’Malley


Danny O’Malley is a grammy nominated and James Beard nominated film director. Best known for his work on Netflix’s Chef’s Table, where he serves as executive producer and a director. Danny has worked filming with bands across the US including Tegan and Sara, The Rentals, The Decemberists, Kraftwerk, and more. His documentary, ‘States’, from Tegan and Sara’s release ‘Get Along’ was nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best Long Form Music Video. Danny made his mark in documentary television to work as a story producer where his work has aired on Netflix, Fox Sports One, and NBC. On Chef’s Table, Danny is a key driving force behind the character-driven storytelling that is the show‘s signature. Danny and his directing partner Alex Rivest PhD, won the Alfred P Sloan development grant in 2017, which led to the creation of his first documentary feature ‘Canary’ which plays in over 150 theaters in September.

Producer’s Panel