Daniel e. catullo III





I am a go-getter.  If you need a production done, I am your guy. Over the past 25 years I have worked on over 450 productions all over the World From live concert events to music videos to web series to TV Commercials to award-winning Documentaries; I have experience in nearly all areas of production.


My specialty is live multi-camera TV.  I am the current Guinness World Record holder for the most cameras ever used in a live concert event (239 with the band Creed in 2009) and I have won or been nominated for over 200 International Awards including Grammy, Emmy, Telly, MTV VMA, Demmy, Webby, Golden Eagle Cine, Sundance Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival and Juno Awards over the past two decades.


I have had the pleasure of working with some of the most influential and prolific artists, celebrities, actors and personalities in the world, including Rage Against The Machine, Alicia Keys, Foo Fighters, Andrea Bocelli, Guns N' Roses, Justin Timberlake, Kings Of Leon, Dave Matthews Band, Mariah Carey, Rush, Godsmack, The Black Eyed Peas, Chvrches, Matchbox Twenty, Creed, Alter Bridge, Slash, P!nk, Maroon 5, Three Days Grace, Korn,  James Brown, Pink, Fergie, Jane Lynch, Verne Troyer, Juliette Lewis, Sully Erna, Carlos Santana, The Cult, Marilyn Manson, Gloria Estefan, Boz Scaggs, Chickenfoot, Sammy Hagar, Chad Smith, Joe Satriani, The Steve Miller Band, The Smashing Pumpkins and many others.

I am the Founder of the following Companies and Shows:

The City Drive Entertainment Group

City Drive Films

DC3 Music Group/ Global

New York Live Entertainment

Landmarks Live In Concert

Coming Home Studios



I split my time between Laguna Beach, CA and New York City.

I have a wonderful wife of 18 years, Madelyn and 2 wonderful children.

I sit on the Board of Directors and am the Co-Founder of The Global Adolescent Project  

Advisory Board Member of Six Beats of Separation

Entertainment Chair/ Founder of Plane To Haiti and The Wheelchair Foundation

Consultant to Leslie's Week






"The Square" - Executive Producer - Netflix / The City Drive / Noujaim Films

"Alive Inside" - Executive Producer - Projector Media / City Drive Films

"Hired Gun" - Executive Producer - Drama Kills / Diverse Digital Productions / City Drive Films

"The Mind of Mark DeFriest" - Executive Producer - Found Object / City Drive Films

"Unbreakable" - Executive Producer - City Drive Films



"Rage Against The Machine - Live On the BBC" - Director/Producer - DC3 Global, LLC

"Foo Fighters At The Acropolis" Director/ Executive Producer - Landmarks Live In Concert

"Alicia Keys - Live At The Apollo" - Director/ Executive Producer - Landmarks Live In Concert

"Alicia Keys - Live From The Circle Line NYC" - Director/ Executive Producer - Landmarks Live In Concert

"Andrea Bocelli at the Palazzo Vecchio" - Director/ Executive Producer - Landmarks Live In Concert

"Kings Of Leon Live In Memphis" - Director/ Executive Producer - Landmarks Live In Concert

 "AneedA Night Out: Live From London" - Director/ Executive Producer - Landmarks Live In Concert

“k.d. lang Live from The Majestic Theater” - Director/ Executive Producer - Landmarks Live In Concert

Total Slaughter”- Director/ Producer -City Drive Films/ Electus/ Shady Films

"Intimissimi On Ice with Andrea Bocelli" - Director/ Producer - City Drive Films

"Chrvches Live From Grand Central Terminal" - Director/ Executive Producer - Landmarks Live In Concert

"Black Eyed Peas - Peapod Jam 2005" - Director/Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Black Eyed Peas- Peapod Jam 2006" - Director/Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Black Eyed Peas- Peapod Jam 2007" - Director/Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Steve Miller Band Live From Chicago” - Director/Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"The Go-Go's Live In Central Park" - Executive Producer - CHEG

"Creed Live" - Director/ Producer - DC3 Global, LLC/ VH-1

"Dan Finnerty & The Dan Band - I Am Woman" - Executive Producer/Supervising Producer  - Bravo/CHS/Dreamworks

"Rockin The Corps" - Director/ Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC/ AEG

"The Fillmore Residency" - Director/ Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Boz Scaggs - Greatest Hits Live" - Executive Producer/Supervising Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC/AEG

"Chickenfoot Live At The Rock 'N Roll Hall Of Fame" - Director/Producer - DC3 Global, LLC

"Staind Live From Houston" - Director/Producer - DC3 Global, LLC

"Steel Panther "Feel The Steel Live From London" - Director/Producer - GAS/Universal/AGP

"Sully Erna Presents "The Journey To Avalon" - Director/Producer - DC3/Realign/Palladia

"Scott The Mover" - Producer - DC3/The Collective

"Ron vs Metta" - Producer/Diretcor - DC3/ The Collective Studios

"Democratic National Convention" - Invesco Field Director - DC3/ CNN

"Three Days Grace Live in 3D" - Director/Producer - HDlogix/ DC3

"King Of The Floor" - Director/Producer - Electus/ The Collective Studios


"Alicia Keys/ US Open Promos 2015" - Director/ Producer - ESPN/ City Drive

"Brammo Empulse R Commercial" - Director/Producer - Anyone Agency/ City Drive Ent

"You Rock Guitar Commercial" - Director/ Producer Inspired/ DC3

"Hyundai NBA Playoffs Spots 2013" - Producer


"Alicia Keys - Landmarks Live In Concert" - Director / Producer - City Drive Films

"Rage Against The Machine – Live From Finsbury" - Director/ Producer - DC3 / HDLogix / Eagle Rock Entertainment

"Brad Paisley - Live At WVU" - Executive Producer / Director - City Drive Films

"Godsmack - The Oracle" - Director/ Producer - Universal Republic Records

"Godsmack - Good Times/Bad Times - Ten Years of Godsmack" - Director / Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Marilyn Manson - Guns, God & Government World Tour - Executive Producer - CHEG / Eagle Vision USA

"Hinder- Extreme Behavior" - Director / Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Nickelback Live At Sturgis" - Director / Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Etta James - Burnin Down The House" - Director / Producer  - CHEG

"Dave Matthews Band- The Central Park Concert"  - Producer  - RCA Records / BMG

"Slayer-War At The Warfield" - Executive  - Producer  - CHEG / Def Jam

"The Cult Music Without Fear" -  Executive Producer  - CHEG/ Image Entertainment

"An Evening With Godsmack"  - Director/ Producer  - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Chickenfoot - Get Your Buzz On"  - Director /Producer  - DC3 Global, LLC

"Alter Bridge - Live From Amsterdam" -  Director / Producer - DC3 Global, LLC

"Duran Duran- Live From London" - Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Whitesnake- Live In the Still of The Night" - Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Gloria Estefan- Live & Unwrapped" - Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC / AEG

"Audioslave Live From Cuba" - Executive Producer  - Coming Home Studios, LLC / Sony

"Matchbox Twenty -  Show: A Night In The Life Of Matchbox Twenty" - Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Ill Nino - Live In The Eye Of The Storm" - Director / Producer - Roadrunner

"Usher- Evolution Tour 8701" - Executive Producer / Producer -  CHEG / Eagle Vision USA

"Big & Rich Live At Sturgis" - Director / Producer - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Janes Addiction – Strays" - Producer - Capitol

"Staind Live From Boston"  - Director / Producer - CHEG

"Boz Scaggs- But Beautiful Live" - Producer  - Coming Home Studios, LLC

"Godsmack Live" – Producer - CHEG

"Steel Panther LIve From London" - Director / Producer - 3 Dimensions /GAS

"Ted Nugent Live" - Director/ Producer - Coming Home Studios / Blue Rider Pictures

"Stone Temple Pilots Live From Sturgis" - Director / Producer - HDlogix / DC3

"Guns N' Roses in 3D 2010" - Director / Producer - HDlogix / Watershed Music

"Alter Bridge LIve At Wembley" - Director/Producer - The Dude Films/ EMI

"Sully Erna - Avalon Live in 3D" - Director/ ProducerDC3

"Kiss - Live From Camp Pendleton" - Producer - Image / Coming Home

"Alice In Chains Live " - Producer - HDlogix / DC3

"Rush In Rio" - Director/ Producer - Coming Home Entertainment Group, LLC

"The Black Eyed Peas- Live From the DNC" - Director/ Producer - DC3 Global, LLC / Cyclops

"Mariah Carey Live In Central Park" - Director/ Producer - Mirage / DC3

"Markus Schulz - Scream Tour" - Director/Producer - DC3 / TCD / Slice

"Coheed and Cambria 2013 Tour" Visuals - Producer - DC3 / Velvet Hammer

"Alter Bridge Europa 2013" - Director/ Producer - DC3 / TCD

"Shiprocked 2012" - Director/Producer - Ask4 / DC3 / TCD

"Shiprocked 2014" - Director/Producer - Ask4 / DC3 / TCD

"Shiprocked 2015" - Director/Producer - Ask4 / DC3 / TCD

"Shiprocked 2016" - Director/Producer - Ask4 / DC3 / TCD

"Shiprocked 2017" - Director/Producer - Ask4 / DC3 / TCD

"Motorhead's Motorboat 2014" - Director/ Producer - Ask4/ DC3/ TCD

"Motorhead's Motorboat 2015" - Director/ Producer - Ask4/ DC3/ TCD



"Alicia Keys - Web Content" 2015 - Director/Producer - City Drive Films / AK Worldwide

"Godsmack - The Making of the Oracle" - Director/ Producer - Dc3 Global, LLC

"Alter Bridge Web Series" -  Director/Producer - DC3 / EMI / Roadrunner

"Godsmack Web Series" - Director/Producer - DC3 / Universal

"Slash Web Series - Making of The Album"  - Producer  - Ray Ban / The Collective

"Black Stone Cherry - Web Series "On The Road" - Producer - Roadrunner Records

"Theory Of A Deadman Web Series" – Producer- Roadrunner Records

"Alter Bridge - European Tour Web Series"  - Producer  - DC3/ EMI / Roadrunner

"Metta World Peace Realty Series" - Producer - The Collective Studios

"Steel Panther- Web Series" - Director/ Producer - AGPS / Universal

"Hoobastank Web Series" - Producer - Open E / AGPS

"Shiprocked 2012" - Director/ Producer - Ask 4 / DC3

"Markus Schulz Web Series" - Director/Producer - DC3 / TCD

"TED X Hollywood 2013" - Director/Producer - TED


"Empire State of Mind" - Live NYC Tribute - Director/Producer - City Drive Films/AK Worldwide

Slash - "Going Back to Cali" - Director/ Producer - EMI

Creed-" Overcome" - Director Wind Up Records

Creed - "A 1000 Faces" - Director - Wind Up Records

"The World According To RZA" - Executive Producer - CHEG 

Matchbox Twenty - "Bright Lights" - ProducerAtlantic

Ill Nino- "Alibi Of Tyrants" - Director/ Producer - CSR/ Fontana

Ballas Hough Band - "Do You Love Me" - Producer - Hollywood Records

Diamond Baby - "Rockstar" - Director/Producer - DC3

Godhead - "Trapped In Your Lies" - Producer - CSR/Universal

Godhead -  "Push" - Producer - CSR/Universal

Alter Bridge - "Isolation" - Director/Producer - DC3/EMI

Slash - "Starlight" - Director - Dyk Hayd/ EMI

Slash - "Beautiful Dangerous"- Director/Producer -Dyk Hayd/ EMI

Alter Bridge - "Ghosts Of Days Gone By" - Director - EMI/Roadrunner

The White Buffalo - "The Pilot" - Director/Producer - The Collective

Godsmack - "Cryin' Like A Bitch" - Producer - Universal/ DC3

Godsmack - "Speak" BTS - ProducerUniversal/ DC3

Alter Bridge - "Addicted To Pain" - Director/ ProducerRoadrunner/EMI

Halestorm "Mz Hyde" - Director/Producer - Atlantic Records


  • Grammy Awards, Best Rock Instrumental (Nominated), 2004
    "Rush In Rio"

  • Grammy Awards, Best Traditional Blues Album (Nominated), 2002
    "Etta James- Burnin' Down The House"

  • Juno Awards, Music DVD Of The Year, 2004
    "Rush In Rio"

  • Golden Eagle Cine Award, Music DVD Of The Year, 2004
    "Dave Matthews Band- The Central Park Concert"

  • Telly Awards, Best Live Event, 2004
    "Dave Matthews Band- The Central Park Concert"

  • Telly Awards, Best TV Program, 2004
    "Rush In Rio"

  • Demmy Awards, Music DVD Of The Year (Nominated), 2004
    "Boz Scaggs - Greatest Hits Live"

  • TEC Awards, Best Sound Live Concert Recording (Nominated), 2007
    "Smashing Pumpkins - If All Goes Wrong"

  • Guinness World Records, Most Amount Of Cameras Used in a LIve TV Special (249), 2009 Won 4 Guinness World Records for directing "Creed Live" in 2009. Used 249 HD Cameras live. The previous World Record was 38 cameras.

  • Telly Awards, Best Multi-Camera Show, 2004
    "Matchbox Twenty"

  • Telly Awards, Best Live Event, 2005
    G"loria Estefan- Live & Unwrapped"

  • IDA Awards, Best Feature Documentary, 2013
    Winner for "The Square"

  • Sundance International Film Festival, Audience Award - Documentary, 2013
    Won for "Al Midan" (aka The Square)

  • Toronto International Film Festival, People's Choice Award- Documentary, 2013
    Won for "Al Midan" (aka "The Square)

  • Independent Spirit Awards, Best Feature Documentary, 2014
    Nominated For The Square (aka Al Midan)

  • Academy Awards, Best Documentary Feature, 2014
    Nomination for "The Square"



Alicia Keys - Alicia Keys - ESPN US Open 2015 Commercial - "Empire State of Mind on the Circle Line":

                                   "The Square" - Film Trailer

                                  "Alive Inside" - Film Trailer

                          "The Mind of Mark DeFriest" - Film Trailer

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