Visual Effects Supervisor
The real-time nature of the virtual set production environment taps into his knowledge of real-time engine/pre-rendered pipelines and how to connect them to modern film VFX workflows.
Through his time at Weta Digital, ILM, Sony Imageworks, Dan has worked on blockbuster franchises like The Avengers, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Avatar. He has also contributed to the VFX of multiple full length animated features Including Happy Feet and Hotel Transylvania. Dan is an active member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences as well as the VES. In 2010, he won a Visual Effects Society Award for his role in creating the jungles of Pandora for Avatar.
Dan’s storytelling work goes beyond feature films and includes supervising on the animated shorts that helped launch the highly successful game Overwatch, as well as cinematics for the franchises of World of Warcraft, Starcraft, Diablo, Heroes of the Storm and Hearthstone.