Eva Maria Daniels is an independent film producer and financier focused on developing original content with socially relevant themes. She launched Eva Daniels Productions in New York in 2010.
Since then Eva has produced eight feature films, all of which were acquired by major distributors, and all premiered at the industry’s top film festivals. Eva’s most recent film is JOE BELL, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and starring Mark Wahlberg, Reid Miller, Connie Britton and Gary Sinise, which premiered at TIFF in 2020 and has a wide theatrical release by Roadside Attractions in 2021. Eva also recently produced HOLD THE DARK, directed by Jeremy Saulnier and starring Jeffrey Wright and Alexander Skarsgard, which was acquired by Netflix in a bidding war and premiered at TIFF in 2018. Eva is currently in development with several films in partnership with longterm collaborators, A24, and others.
Prior, Eva was an Executive Producer at Company 3, a New York and Los Angeles based post production company. Prior to Company 3, Eva worked as a Producer for The Mill, a London based post production company.
Eva is originally from Iceland where she studied business and philosophy at the University of Iceland and completed an additional degree in film production from KBH Film & Fotoskole in Copenhagen in 2003.
Together with her son Henry Diller, Eva also runs Diller Daniels, a next-generation portal to arts engagement, focused on preserving and forwarding the Icelandic ethos captured in modern and contemporary art.