Dan Steinman serves as Co-President & COO of Black Bear Pictures. Before joining Black Bear in January 2015, Daniel was a longtime film finance and sales agent at CAA, where he specialized in packaging and arranging financing for motion picture projects and handling the sales of domestic distribution rights. Some of his more recent projects in this position include IMITATION GAME, BIRDMAN, ZERO DARK THIRTY, and 12 YEARS A SLAVE. Prior to joining CAA, he was a partner in Sloss Law Office, where he negotiated the sales of finished films. Daniel has also held editorial positions at Esquire Magazine, The Paris Review and Let’s Go Travel. He holds B.A. and J.D. degrees from Harvard University.