Dane, a specialist in post-production management and client communication, has extensive experience in managing and producing visual effects, cinematic virtual reality, and animation. He has produced visual effects for over seventy feature films and television shows, and in addition to instructing in the business of production, has worked in programming and media relations for multiple film festivals.


The Dark Tower (Visual Effects Producer)
Game of Thrones (Visual Effects Producer)
Outlander (Visual Effects Producer)
Deadpool (Head of Global Pipeline)
Star Trek Beyond (Visual Effects Producer)

Work Experience

Head of Business Development, The Third Floor, Inc
Line Producer, Threshold Animation Studios
Producer, Stereo D
Producer, Gentle Giant
Producer, Pixel Magic


University of California Los Angeles, Certificate in Screenwriting for Animation, 2005
Santa Monica College, Certificate in Screenwriting Development and Analysis, 2005

Awards & Recognition

Grand Prize, Feature Category – Ottawa Animation Festival, 2008
Silver Gryphon Animated Feature Award – GIFFONI, 2008
Honorable Mention - Sundance Film Festival, 2004
Producers Guild
Visual Effects Society