Daniel Benmayor was born and educated in Barcelona and then completed his postgraduate degree in New York. He immediately became 1st assistant to directors the likes of Isabel Coixet, Sergi Capellas, Charlie Stebbings and Siraj Javery.

He has filmed three feature length films: Paintball in 2009, which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival and was distributed internationally, Bruc in 2010, based on a Catalan legend that transpires during the Franco-Spanish War. And the third was Tracers, an action film shot in New York released in 2015.