Daniel E Catullo III
Daniel Catullo directs and transforms careers. One of the most influential and successful music video and live event Directors in entertainment, his over 25 year career anchors the The City Drive Group, an award-winning film, TV and digital production company. President, CEO and Founder, Catullo’s roots might be in music but his business expands to live events, comedy, scripted series, documentary film, travel and corporate projects.
Emmy winner, he has produced and directed more than 250 music videos, 100 DVD’s and 100 web series & documentaries. He is a true music and film buff and his passion for his clients drives each project.
Catullo’s expansive credits include producing and/or directing over 200 television specials, live concert DVDs and documentaries, including: “Foo Fighters Live at The Acropolis”, “Alicia Keys Live from NYC”, “Kings of Leon - Live from Memphis”, “Andrea Bocelli Live from Florence”, Intimissimi on Ice Live from Verona, "Mariah Carey- Live From Central Park", “Alter Bridge – Live From Wembley”, “The Black Eyed Peas at the 2008 Democratic National Convention”, “Rage Against The Machine – The X Factor Concert- Live From London 2010”, “Creed Live”, “Nickelback Live From Sturgis”, “Steve Miller Band- Live From Chicago”, “Rush In Rio”, “Matchbox Twenty SHOW A Night In The Life Of”, “Dave Matthews Band Live in Central Park”, "Godsmack Changes", “The Smashing Pumpkins- If All Goes Wrong”, “Duran Duran Live From London” and "Usher- 8701 Evolution Tour.””
He is an accomplished documentary producer and was recently an Executive Producer on the 2014 Academy Award nominated film "The Square", which won the Audience Awards at the 2013 Sundance and Toronto International Film Festivals. The film also won 3 Emmy Awards in 2014. In 2014 Mr Catullo was Executive Producer on the Documentary "Alive Inside" which won the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award and various other Festivals in 2014.
Catullo is the Founder and President of The City Drive Group, LLC and City Drive Films. He was the Founder/President of DC3 Music Group and Coming Home Studios, a production company and distribution company that specialized in music videos and live concert DVDs.
He is an active voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS- the GRAMMY awards), Los Angeles Chapter and the Television Academy (The EMMY Awards). He has won and/or been nominated for over 100 International Awards including Grammy, Telly, Golden Eagle Cine, JUNO, Webby, Classic Rock, Emmy and RIAA Awards. He is also very active with several charities including The Wheelchair Foundation, NEGU (Never Ever Give Up) and sits on the Board Of Directors for “GAP Create” (gapcreate.org).
He attended West Virginia University where he continues to be involved with the University as a donor and also collaborating on projects such as a ground breaking anti-hazing campaign in 2018. He splits his time between Rumson, NJ and Orange County, CA with his wife of almost 20 years and their two children Isbabella and Dylan.