About Us

Founded in 2009, Sparks Next has fast made a name for itself, raising the bar in the world of cinematography.  Founded by filmmaker Daniel Finkelman, Sparks Next has brought a previously unprecedented level of professionalism to the Jewish entertainment business, with a staff of young and talented filmmakers, award winning screenwriters and world renowned musicians.

A boutique production house, Sparks Next scripts, produces, shoots and edits every project from start to finish and has worked with virtually every major artist in the Jewish music industry.  Sparks Next’s list of credits is long and varied and features the critically acclaimed movie Menashe, which premiered at Sundance and was screened at dozens of film festivals including the Berlinare and the Jerusalem Film Festival, viral music videos including Hashem Melech 2.0, L’Chaim WeR1 and Fly Away, a New York Times short documentary on the legendary Holocaust Survivor Band and Opening Night, a monumental short feature film starring the incomparable Dudu Fisher.

Never one to compromise on quality, Finkelman has traveled with his crew all over the world to ensure the authenticity of his projects and has filmed in South Africa, Kiev, Tel Aviv, Casablanca, London, Prague, Tokyo, Krakow, Budapest and Berlin.  With his discerning eye and his uncanny ability to capture images that speak volumes, Finkelman continues to innovate and set new standards, making Sparks Next the premier name in cinematography and film productions.