Hey, I'm Daviel!

Chicago, Illinois

I'm Daviel! My productions unite my fine art background with my DIY politics to create radical visions that center the outcast and challenge the status quo.

My first feature film, THE LADIES ALMANACK, previewed at THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART in Chicago, premiered at OUTFEST in 2017, and opened theatrically to a sold-out ROXIE THEATER in 2018. The first feature film based on a book by famed modernist Djuna Barnes, The Ladies Almanack stars Guinevere Turner, Hélène Cixous, Eileen Myles, Fannie Sosa, Brie Roland and Josefin Granqvist.

Prior to The Almanack, I wrote, directed, and shot nine short films including DAS BUFFET IST ERÖFFNET (2012) and THE TYRANT (2013).

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DAViELSHYFiLMs Showreel 2015 from Daviel Shy on Vimeo.

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