Daniel Wagner

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Financier & Producer
BiFrost Pictures

Daniel Wagner is CEO and founder of Beverly Hills-based Bifrost Pictures. Currently he is producing KILL THE TRUMPET PLAYER, which will star Don Cheadle as jazz legend Miles Davis, as well as SHELTER, directed by Paul Bettany and starring Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Mackie. He is also producing REASONABLE DOUBT staring Samuel Jackson and Domenic Cooper, which is being released by Lionsgate later this year.

The company’s recent slate of projects include THE GIRL WHO CONNED THE IVY LEAGUE, to be directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman and starring Amanda Seyfried; and THE WORLD MADE STRAIGHT, to be directed by David Burris and starring Minka Kelly, Haley Joel Osment, and Noah Wyle and based on the award-winning novel by Ron Rash.

DanielWagnergroupshotPrior to starting Bifrost, Wagner served as President of Production at Paradox Entertainment from 2007 to 2012, overseeing all aspects of physical production for Paradox’s slate of films.  In addition to his work at Paradox, Wagner executive produced AINT THEM BODIED SAINTS starring Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck and Ben Foster, FREELANCERS, staring Robert De Niro, and FIRE WITH FIRE, staring Josh Duhamel and Bruce Willis.  With a background in finance and physical production, Daniel understands every aspect of film financing, in both domestic and international spheres.

Before relocating to the US, Daniel worked in Europe for Tre Vänner AB, where he was responsible for development and production of several films and television shows.  Daniel also produced several feature-length films for Sonet film AB, the largest independent film distribution and production company in Sweden, and worked as a stockbroker and financial analyst for Omega Partners in London. With a background in finance and physical production, Daniel understands every aspect of film financing, in both domestic and international spheres.

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