Daniel Mackenzie is an Emmy-nominated songwriter and winner of the prestigious ASCAP Sammy Cahn Lyricist Award and the ASCAP Foundation Joe Raposo Award. Mackenzie wrote three songs for the musical film Basmati Blues (2018) starring Oscar winner Brie Larson, who performs two of the songs.
Mackenzie has co-written seven songs with Joss Stone including Christmas single All I Want For Christmas, Girlfriend On Demand, featured on Joss' Oct 2009 release Colour Me Free and I Get High, a bonus track on the album.
Dan wrote and produced original songs for the film musical Dear Dumb Diary (2013), directed by Tony-nominated director Kristin Hanggi. His TV and Film Placements include Karate Kid 3, For Keeps, The Chris Isaac Show, Jack and Bobby, Popular, Everwood, Jerseylicious, A Golden Christmas, The Night Shift, Naomi and Ely’s No-Kiss List.