Dan started in
video back in the early eighties, shooting projects with clunky
shoulder pack video recorders on ˝ “ reel to reel tape.
Along the way, he’s worked for ABC, ESPN and VUE, an Emmy award
winning production company he helped to create. As a
videographer, Dan has shot and edited well over 200 hours of
video, including both corporate and private events,
cabaret and off-broadway productions. His experience
as a director/producer includes corporate, instructional and
how to work with the “talent” and how to put them at ease,
whether he’s making a nervous executive feel comfortable during
an interview or coaxing a believable performance out of an
employee who is being asked to “act” for the first time.
Dan comes to
video with a B.A. in directing and an M.F.A in acting.
both sides of the camera, Dan has a
twenty-two year career as an actor and has appeared in
plays with some of the leading theaters in the country. His
credits include, soap opera, sit-com, industrial and feature film
and over 150 commercials. He is a member of all three
acting unions, AFTRA, SAG and AEA.
He also brings his teaching and organizational skills to
his work as producer/director. Dan has taught both classes in
acting as well as coached actors privately. He created and
conducts workshops on “Acting for the Camera” and “Acting in
Commercials”. He is currently organizing a state-wide
video workshop sponsored by Friends of New Jersey Teen Arts.
Dan is an active
member and has received awards from both the Media Communications
Association, International (MCA-I)
and the North Jersey Videographers Association (NJVA).