Talent Guide

Danielle Varga

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2020


Danielle Varga is a nonfiction producer who has been working in documentary film for the past decade. She most recently produced Bulletproof, selected to premiere at SXSW 2020 in documentary competition and whose director, Todd Chandler, won the Hot Docs Award for Best Emerging International Filmmaker. She produced Brett Story’s critically acclaimed documentary The Hottest August (True/False 2019), heralded as one of the top films of 2019 by Rolling Stone, Slate, and Vanity Fair, among others, and is distributed by Grasshopper Film and PBS Independent Lens. She co-produced Kirsten Johnson’s award-winning and Oscar shortlisted film Cameraperson (Sundance 2016).

Current Project



Seeds is a portrait of a centennial African-American farm in Thomasville, Georgia. Using lyrical black and white imagery this meditative film examines the decline of generational black farmers and the significance of owning land.