Award-winning Producer / Director with strong focus on documentaries and current affairs. I specialize in setting up shoots abroad and delivering highly ambitious assignments: working in conflict zones, secret filming, dealing with sensitive subject matters and securing the trickiest access.
I have a strong track record for finding extraordinary stories, producing thoughtful character-led narratives as well as hard-hitting investigations. I am always on the look-out for new ideas and open for exciting challenges – feel free to drop me a line at daniel (at) bogado.co.uk
Trump: an American Dream, is a four-part series that charts Trump’s extraordinary journey through five decades as businessman, developer, media star, politician before reaching the White House. It is also the story of modern America.
“Fascinating and horrifying in equal measure. Impeccably well-researched.”– The Telegraph
President Rodrigo Duterte swept to power last June, promising to clean up the country by ‘slaughtering’ anyone involved in illegal drugs. In the last eight months a staggering 7,000 people have been killed. Reporter Livvy Haydock travels to Manila to investigate the world’s bloodiest war on drugs.
“An astonishing programme”
Indians living with a disability often find themselves shut out of the marriage market. Marcel Theroux reports on a new matchmaking industry trying to solve this problem, and follows three disabled Mumbai locals as they navigate caste, religion and their family’s wishes in their quest to find someone to marry.
Unreported World meet families in Cambodia who were torn apart by Pol Pot’s brutal regime 40 years ago, and are now being reunited by a reality tv show. We follow one of the most emotionally charged editions yet.
“Not a dry eye in the house… incredibly emotional”
Shortlisted 2016 One World Media Award – Best Short Film
Unreported World follows the inspirational work of the sign language teachers transforming the lives of deaf children and adults in Uganda who have never been able to communicate until now. A preview clip of this film called ‘Patrick speaks’ went viral gaining over 1 million views in a few days.
“Heartwarming… will bring tears to your eyes”
– Daily Mail
Dispatches reporter Evan Williams exposes the untold story of Nigeria’s war on Islamist terror and investigates claims of a violent campaign by government forces against ordinary civilians.
Winner 2015 Emmy Best Investigative Journalism / Winner 2015 Broadcast Award for Best Current Affairs Programme / Nominated 2015 Foreign Press Association Award for Best Feature
The film investigates one of the stranger organised criminal rackets plaguing the planet – the large-scale theft of pet dogs from family homes to meet Veitnam’s demand for dog meat. The thefts have provoked outrage across Vietnam and leading to the mob killing of scores of perpetrators.
“Deals vividly, in a calm, unsensational way, with a difficult subject”
– The Irish Times
We travel to Thailand to document the lives of children as young as seven who take part in the brutal combat sport of Muay Thai. Nat Thanarak is 11 years old and one of the best child boxers in the north of the country. We follow him as he prepares for the biggest match of his young career.
“Shocking and disturbing”
– The Telegraph
Unreported World gains rare access inside the conflict zone of the Nuba mountains and exposes a secret campaign by the Sudanese government to kill thousands of civilians through aerial bombardment and forced starvation.
Winner 2012 Rory Peck Impact Award and Nominated 2012 Royal Television Society Independent Spirit Award