Daniel Ragussis grew up in Washington DC, where he received his BA from Georgetown University, and was a Rhodes Scholarship finalist. He completed his MFA at Columbia University, where he was a Film Division Fellow. His thesis film, Haber has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Variety, and Engineering News, among others. He has been invited to speak on panels at the New York Academy of Sciences, the U.S. Premiere of Einstein’s Gift, the Rhode Island International Film Festival, and was the key guest speaker at the National Research Council’s Committee on Chemical Demilitarization. Daniel Ragussis was awarded a Production grant at Columbia in 2003 and the Sloan Development Fund at the Tribeca Film Institute in 2010 for Haber. His feature directorial debut is Imperium, which stars Daniel Radcliffe.