Dan Cogan

Executive Producer · Producer · Actor
IVA Star Rating : 58
Dan Cogan is the Academy Award®-winning producer of Icarus, the co-founder of Impact Partners, and the CEO of Story Syndicate, a new production company that brings filmmakers together and provides creative, strategic and financial support. As Executive Director of Impact Partners from 2007 to 2019, Cogan oversaw the financing of over 100 films,... read more

Dan Cogan is the Academy Award®-winning producer of Icarus, the co-founder of Impact Partners, and the CEO of Story Syndicate, a new production company that brings filmmakers together and provides creative, strategic and financial support. As Executive Director of Impact Partners from 2007 to 2019, Cogan oversaw the financing of over 100 films, including: Icarus, which won the 2018 Academy Award® for Documentary Feature; Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, which won the 2019 Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary; Of Fathers & Sons, which was nominated for the 2019 Academy Award® for Documentary Feature and won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival; Dina, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and was named Best Feature by the International Documentary Association; The Eagle Huntress, which was nominated for the 2016 BAFTA Award for Best Documentary; How to Survive A Plague, which was nominated for the 2013 Academy Award® for Documentary Feature; The Queen of Versailles, which won the U.S. Directing Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival; Hell and Back Again, which was nominated for the 2011 Academy Award® for Documentary Feature and won the Grand Jury Prize and Cinematography Awards at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival; and The Cove, which won the 2010 Academy Award® for Documentary Feature. In 2013, Cogan co-founded Gamechanger Films, the first for-profit film fund dedicated exclusively to financing narrative features directed by women. Its films included The Tale and Land Ho! In June 2019 Cogan co-founded Story Syndicate with director Liz Garbus. Story Syndicate is a production company based in New York City.

Actor Filmography

Icarus Self / Self (voice) 2017
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Icarus Self / Self (voice) 2017
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979

Producer Filmography

Mayor Pete 2021
Becoming Cousteau 2021
Convergence: Courage in a Crisis 2021
Britney vs Spears 2021
Nuclear Family 2021
Fauci 2021
Jacinta 2021
Dear Mr. Brody 2021
Allen v. Farrow 2021
Giving Voice 2020
Love & Stuff 2020
Assassins 2020
Us Kids 2020
All In: The Fight for Democracy 2020
Epicentro 2020
Immigration Nation 2020
I'll Be Gone in the Dark 2020
Athlete A 2020
On the Record 2020
Spaceship Earth 2020
The Innocence Files 2020
The Kingmaker 2019
The Apollo 2019
16 Shots 2019
Shooting the Mafia 2019
The Feeling of Being Watched 2019
Bleed Out 2018
Divide and Conquer 2018
The Long Dumb Road 2018
City of Joy 2018
Bathtubs Over Broadway 2018
Won't You Be My Neighbor? 2018
Nancy 2018
The Tale 2018
Bisbee '17 2018
Our New President 2018
32 Pills: My Sister's Suicide 2017
Voyeur 2017
Of Fathers and Sons 2017
Insha'Allah Democracy 2017
Dina 2017
Trophy 2017
Hunting Season 2017
Bending the Arc 2017
Step 2017
The Strange Ones 2017
The Reagan Show 2017
Night School 2017
Icarus 2017
Lovesong 2017
Buster's Mal Heart 2017
No Man's Land 2017
Death by Design 2017
Unrest 2017
The Eagle Huntress 2016
Theo Who Lived 2016
The C Word 2016
Notes on Blindness 2016
Nuts! 2016
The Pearl 2016
Song of Lahore 2015
Chuck Norris vs. Communism 2015
Addicted to Fresno 2015
Havana Motor Club 2015
The Invitation 2015
The Hunting Ground 2015
Dreamcatcher 2015
Sembene! 2015
How to Change the World 2014
Do I Sound Gay? 2014
Land Ho! 2014
Meet the Patels 2014
Big Men 2014
Vessel 2014
The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga 2014
Watchers of the Sky 2014
Web Junkie 2014
Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory 2014
American Promise 2013
Midway 2013
Pandora's Promise 2013
The Crash Reel 2013
Remote Area Medical 2013
Anita: Speaking Truth to Power 2013
Our Nixon 2013
Who is Dayani Cristal? 2013
Lemon 2012
Detropia 2012
Sofia's Last Ambulance 2012
The Queen of Versailles 2012
Knuckleball! 2012
How to Survive a Plague 2012
My Reincarnation 2011
Hell and Back Again 2011
Bobby Fischer Against the World 2011
Lost Bohemia 2011
Fightville 2011
Secrets of the Tribe 2011
One Thousand Pictures: RFK's Last Journey 2010
Sons of Perdition 2010
Children of Invention 2010
Family Affair 2010
No Impact Man: The Documentary 2009
The End of America 2008
Secrecy 2008
The Garden 2008
Kick Like a Girl 2008
Lioness 2008
Freeheld 2007
Independent Lens 1999
The Lifestyle 1999
Number One Fan 1997
American Experience 1988
P.O.V. 1988
2020EmmyOutstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Won
2018OscarBest Documentary Feature Won
2018EmmyOutstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Nominated
2018EmmyOutstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series Nominated
2012EmmyOutstanding Nonfiction Special Nominated
Ouch! Looks like something broke. Try reloading this page. 🗙