Daniel Sekulich


Toronto based director Daniel Sekulich has worked in television for fifteen years, primarily on documentary and non-fiction projects. He has travelled throughout the world – from Vietnam to Russia, from Bosnia to the Arctic – for a wide range of North American broadcasters including the CBC, Discovery Channel, History Television, PBS, CTV and Newsworld. Sekulich has received a number of accolades, including the 1998 Hot Docs directing nomination. His last film, the feature-length documentary Aftermath: The Remnants of War (2001), has garnered nine awards at festivals throughout the world and was nominated at the 2002 Geminis for the Donald Brittain Award for best social/political film.

Author photo by Donabel Santos

Non-Fiction

Terror on the Seas True Tales of Modern Day Pirates
The newest terror threat exists not in the air, but on our oceans.
(St. Martins Press, 2009)

World Rights Available Ex:
US: Thomas Dunne Books (SMP), 2009
UK: currently on offer
Brazil: Editora Landscape
Italy: L’ancora sri
Arabic: Arab Scientific

Daniel Sekulich’s blog on modern day piracy www.piratebook.blogspot.com

Ocean Titans Journeys in Search of the Soul of a Ship

World Ex:
English Canada: Penguin Books Canada (2006)
English U.S.: The Lyons Press (2007) Honorable Mention, 2007 Keith Matthews Award, Canadian Nautical Research Society

Honours

UNESCO Prize for Best Humanitarian Film,
2002 International Festival of Environmental Film & Video
(FICA), Goias, Brazil Special Jury Prize, 2002 FICA, Goias, Brazil Documania Special Prize,
2002 Environmental Festival, Girona, Spain Gold Camera Award,
2002 US International Film and Video Festival Gold Special Jury Award,
2002 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival Gold Medal, Best International Affairs Documentary,
2002 New York Festivals 2001 Wilbur Award for Best Theatrical Film
(Religion Communicators Council) Bronze Plaque Award,
2001 Columbus International Film & Video Festival Best Documentary Award, Bar Harbor Film Festival Best Documentary Award,
Time Magazine Health and Medical Film Competition