Daniel Pearl, A.S.C. is a cinematographer who has worked on many feature films, over 400 music videos and more than 250 commercials. His best-known work is The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (original 1974 version) and its 2003 remake.
After gaining a master's degree at University of Texas at Austin, Pearl met Tobe Hooper in a film lab. After receiving some advice from the cinematographer about filters, Hooper later invited him to work on The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, saying that "it's really important that I have a Texan shoot this film."
Daniel won the first MTV cinematography award for "Every Breath You Take."
He filmed the Michael Bay-directed "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)". Michael Bay would later produce the 2003 Chainsaw remake.