Walking Productions produces independent, artistically driven, boundary-pushing nonfiction film.


Danielle Varga is a nonfiction producer who has been working in documentary film and television for the past decade. Her work has premiered at festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, CPH:DOX, and True/False, has played theatrically and broadcast on television.

She most recently produced Brett Story’s forthcoming film, The Hottest August set to premiere in early 2019. She co-produced Kirsten Johnson's award-winning film Cameraperson (Sundance '16), which was released by Janus Films/The Criterion Collection, and has won numerous awards around the world, including the Cinema Eye Honors award for Outstanding Nonfiction Feature, and was short-listed for an Oscar and broadcast on POV. She was consulting producer on the feature documentaries Charm City (Tribeca ‘18), This is Home (Sundance ‘18), archival producer on Matt Wolf’s Teenage and associate producer on 1971. Prior to her work in independent film, Danielle worked on a number of documentaries for television, including PBS's FrontlineAmerican Experience and Makers series, as well Bill Moyers' Weekly Current Affairs program.

She was recently listed on DOC NYC’s 2018 inaugural list of “40 Under 40” filmmakers to watch. She was a 2016-2017 Sundance Creative Producing Fellow, has led producing workshops at Union Docs, and has pitched projects at Hot Docs Forum, CPH:DOX Forum and the Sundance Creative Producing Summit. Danielle grew up in Flushing, Queens and currently lives in Brooklyn.


Danielle Varga
Brooklyn, N.Y.