In August 2022, we welcome FX’s ‘Snowfall’ Director Dan Attias & DP Eliot Rockett, as part of The 20/20 Series, created by NYFA’s Creative Director of Filmmaking and Cinematography, Liz Hinlein.

Dan Attias has worked as a director in the film and television industry since 1984. As a director of series television, he has received the Directors Guild of America award for outstanding direction of dramatic television for The Wire and has been nominated for episodes of The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Homeland, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. He has received Emmy Award nominations for his comedy direction on Entourage and continues to work on some of the most celebrated American television shows. His recent credits include The Americans, Billions, and The Boys. Dan started his career by studying acting, then worked as an assistant director on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Airplane!, One From the Heart, and several other feature films.

Eliot Rockett has been a cinematographer for the last 30 years. He started his career in New York and then moved back out west, spending time in San Francisco and Los Angeles. For the last decade, he spent his time working in both television and feature films.