DANIEL HSIA is a feature, episodic, and industrial director whose work includes the feature film Shanghai Calling (starring Daniel Henney and Eliza Coupe), comedy series Mr. Student Body President, and the dramatic coming-of-age series Annie Undocumented. Recently, Daniel collaborated with Laura Bell Bundy on the music video “Sleighin’ The Holidays” (starring Anna Faris, Cecily Strong, Yvonne Orji, Chrissie Fit, and Tituss Burgess).
Daniel got his start as a writer on such shows as Psych and Andy Barker, P.I and has sold pilots to Sony Pictures TV, ABC Network, and USA Network. His film Shanghai Calling is one of the most pirated independent films in China.
Daniel was mentored by Jason Winer (Modern Family, Life in Pieces) as part of the FOX Global Directors Initiative. He is fluent in Mandarin and lives in Los Angeles.