Born and raised in Georgia, Daniel Espeut has been producing unique cinematic productions for many years. He discovered his passion for directing motion pictures while he was attending Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Georgia. By his senior year, he received six AECT International Student Media Festival awards and a media internship position with ZDF, one of Europe's largest broadcast television networks located in Mainz, Germany. In 2009, he became a Cum Laude graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Television. Shortly after his college graduation, he began to self-fund his first feature film, GreasePaint. This is a documentary about a first-generation circus family that decide to take their clown act on tour and endure hardships in their pursuit to make audiences laugh. The film had it's world premiere at the 2013 1st Annual Gwinnett Center International Film festival and received nominations for "Best Non-Fiction Feature Film", "Best Direction of a Non-Fiction Feature Film" and was a winner of the Audience Choice Award for Best Feature Film. In 2014, Mr. Espeut's filmmaking career soared when GreasePaint was named an "Official Selection" of the 16th Annual Sarasota Film Festival and the 15th Annual Bare Bones International Film & Music Festival. It was at Bare Bones that Mr. Espeut became the first documentary filmmaker in the history of the festival to win one of their most prestigious awards, Indie Auteur of the Year.