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Dan Reeves
Animation Editor

 
 

Credits

Infinity Train
Animatic Editor

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2018 - 2020

Studio

Cartoon Network

Producer

Keith Mack

Director

Madeline Queripel, Owen Dennis

Editor

Bobby Gibis

Notes

- Created animatic edits with full sound design and music
- Collaborated with director/creator to cover Cartoon Network notes and lock animatics for shipping
- 11 Minute Format Series, Adobe Premiere Pro

Apple & Onion
Animatic Editor

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2018 - 2019

Studio

Cartoon Network

Producer

Ryan Slater

Director

George Gendi, David Ochs, Sean Szeles

Editor

Notes

- Created animatic edits with full sound design and music
- Collaborated with directors/creator to cover Cartoon Network notes and lock animatics for shipping
- Locked animatics to exact TRT for broadcast
- 11 Minute Format Series, Adobe Premiere Pro

Close Enough
Animatic Editor

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2017 - 2018

Studio

Cartoon Network (HBO Max)

Producer

Ryan Slater

Director

Sean Szeles, Calvin Wong, JG Quintel

Editor

Notes

- New series from JG Quintel - creator of Regular Show
- First series produced by Cartoon Network in collaboration with TBS
- Created animatic edits with full sound design and music
- Collaborated with directors/creator to cover Cartoon Network/TBS notes and lock animatics for shipping
- 22 Minute Format Series, Adobe Premiere Pro

Puppy Dog Pals
Animatic Editor

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2016 - 2017

Studio

Wild Canary Media Inc. (Disney Jr.)

Producer

Sean Coyle, Harland Williams, Richard Marlis

Director

Trevor Wall, Stephanie Arnett, Scott Bern

Editor

Notes

- Created animatic edits with full sound design and music
- Collaborated with directors and producers to cover Disney notes and lock animatics for shipping
- Cut in rounds of animation and lighting and kept track of shot approvals
- Locked animation edits to time and handed off locked episodes to online editor and mix facility for final delivery
- 11 minute format series, Adobe Premiere Pro, importing media from Storyboard Pro

Greatest Party Story Ever
Animation Editor

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2016

Studio

ShadowMachine Animation

Producer

Ross Shuman

Director

(Multiple Directors - There was a different director for every sketch)

Editor

Notes

- Collaborated with animation directors to cut animatics and lock for shipping
- Cut in rounds of animation and comp, locked for time and delivered to online editor for final delivery
- 22 minute format sketch show, Adobe Premiere Pro

Greatest Party Story Ever
Editor (Live Action Segments)

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2016

Studio

Den of Thieves (MTV)

Producer

Ross Shuman

Director

(Multiple Directors - There was a different director for every sketch)

Editor

Dan Reeves, Brad Katz, Dane R. Naimy, Isaac Dang, Sara Hillner, Tod Modisett, H.A. Arnarson, Mathew Edwards, Mike Lee, Neil Mahoney

Notes

- Cut down 2 hour long multi-cam interviews into 5 minute edits each morning
- Created edits with full sound design and music, deciding which parts should be animated
- Worked as part of a large, fast paced editorial department with many editors and assistants
- 22 minute format sketch show, Avid Media Composer

Highly Gifted
Lead Editor

Show Category

Miniseries

Year(s)

2015 - 2016

Studio

ShadowMachine Animation (Snapchat)

Producer

Alex Bulkley

Director

Joel Moser

Editor

Dan Reeves

Notes

- Created radio plays, animatics and final edits with full sound design and music
- Collaborated with director and creators to cover Maker notes and lock animatics for shipping
- Cut in rounds of animation and comp and kept track of shot approvals
- Locked final edits and prepped materials for the mix facility and final delivery
- Attended sound mix sessions and gave creative input on final mixes
- Cut a series trailer and behind the scenes featurette
- Delegated tasks to an assistant editor
- Web series, Adobe Premiere Pro

"Good Luck Trolls" - M*A*C/Trolls Commercial
Editor

Show Category

Commercial

Year(s)

2016

Studio

ShadowMachine Animation (M*A*C/Dreamworks)

Producer

Alex Bulkley

Director

Editor

Notes

- Collaborated with director to create final edit with full sound design and music
- Prepped files for VFX department
- Cut in animation/comp and locked to time
- Commercial, Adobe Premiere Pro

TripTank
Lead Animatic/Assistant Editor

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2014 - 2015

Studio

ShadowMachine Animation (Comedy Central)

Producer

Alex Bulkley

Director

(Multiple Directors - the show had different directors for every sketch)

Editor

Matt Mariska & Andy Sipes

Notes

- Created radio plays, animatic edits and final edits with full sound design and music
- Edited over 200 different sketches simultaneously, each with different directors and animation styles
- Worked on a variety of different animation styles including stop motion, computer animation and 2D
- Edited live action footage for puppet sketches
- Collaborated with directors and producers to cover Comedy Central notes and lock animatics for shipping
- Cut in rounds of animation and comp and kept track of shot approvals
- Handed off fully finished, locked animated sketches to online editor to place into final episodes
- Solely in charge of prepping and sending all edits to mix facility, captions, QC and final delivery to network
- Worked with Post Supervisor to cover all Comedy Central technical/QC/title placement notes
- 22 minute format sketch show, Adobe Premiere Pro

Robot Chicken
Assistant Editor/Animatic Editor/VFX Artist

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2013 - 2014

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Studios (Adult Swim)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

Zeb Wells

Editor

Jenny McKibben

Notes

- Created animatic edits with full sound design and music
- Collaborated with director and creators to lock animatics for shipping
- Labeled shots and exported materials for animation and VFX
- Cut in rounds of animation and comp and kept track of approvals
- Exported files for the mix facility and final delivery
- Helped with VFX department when there was downtime in editorial
- Created VFX breakdown videos for in-house use
- Attended meetings with producers and prepped reports for editorial department
- Helped manage limited Avid ISIS storage for a busy editorial department
- Helped implement tape storage solution for long term storage and archival of edit files
- Wrote editorial guide covering complete job duties with full instructions and screenshots
- Prepped animation dailies for studio-wide weekly screenings
- Helped maintain in-house library of final episodes
- Prepped materials for Emmy and Annie consideration in a multitude of categories
- Lead trailer editor for multiple comic convention presentations (San Diego ComicCon, etc.)
- Lead behind the scenes editor on all featurettes for the DVD release
- 11 minute format series, Avid Media Composer

Emmy, Won 1x
Emmy, Nominee 3x
Annie Award, Nominee 1x

"Swan Song" - Citizen M Commercial
Animatic Editor

Show Category

Commercial

Year(s)

2014

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Studios (Citizen M)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

PES

Editor

Notes

- Collaborated with Oscar and Emmy nominated director PES to create animatic with full sound design and music
- Prepped all files for animation
- Nominated for Annie "Best Animated TV/Broadcast Commercial"
- Commercial, Avid Media Composer

Annie Award, Nominee 1x

"Intel Pocket Avatars" - Intel Commercial
Animatic & Lead Editor

Show Category

Commercial

Year(s)

2014

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Studios (Intel)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

Ethan Marak

Editor

Dan Reeves

Notes

- Collaborated with director to create animatic and final edit with full sound design and music
- Prepped all files for animation and VFX departments
- Cut in all animation/comp and locked to time
- Prepped and sent to mix facility
- Prepped all files for final delivery
- Commercial, Avid Media Composer

"Bratz Twisted" - Bratz Commercial
Animatic & Lead Editor

Show Category

Commercial

Year(s)

2014

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (Bratz)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

David Brooks

Editor

Notes

- Collaborated with director to create animatic and final edit with full sound design and music
- Prepped all files for animation and VFX departments
- Cut in all animation/comp and locked to time
- Prepped all files for mix facility and final delivery
- Commercial, Avid Media Composer

"The Book of Sanuk" - Sanuk Commercial
Animatic & Lead Editor

Show Category

Commercial

Year(s)

2014

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Studios (Sanuk)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

David Brooks

Editor

Dan Reeves

Notes

- Collaborated with director to create animatic and final edit with full sound design and music
- Prepped all files for animation and VFX departments
- Cut in all animation/comp and locked to time
- Prepped all files for mix facility and final delivery
- Commercial, Avid Media Composer

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise
Assistant Editor

Show Category

TV Special/Award

Year(s)

2013 - 2014

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Studios

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

Seth Green, Zeb Wells

Editor

Jenny McKibben

Notes

- Prepped files for animation and VFX departments
- Cut in rounds of animation and comp, kept track of shot approvals
- Exported materials for the mix facility and final delivery
- TV Special, Avid Media Composer

WWE: Slam City
Assistant Editor/Animatic Editor/VFX Artist

Show Category

Webisode

Year(s)

2013-2014

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Studios (WWE Network)

Producer

Barb Cimity

Director

Harry Chaskin

Editor

Jenny McKibben, John Damien Ryan

Notes

- Collaborated with director to create animatics with full sound design and music
- Locked animatics for shipping
- Prepped files for animation and VFX departments
- Cut in rounds of animation and comp, kept track of shot approvals
- Exported materials for the mix facility and final delivery
- Helped VFX department when there was down time in editorial
- Web series, Avid Media Composer

"Robot Chicken Killzone Commercial" - Playstation Commercial

Show Category

Commercial

Year(s)

2013

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Studios (Playstation)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

Zeb Wells

Editor

Dan Reeves

Notes

- Collaborated with director to create animatic and final edit with full sound design and music
- Prepped all files for animation and VFX departments
- Cut in all animation/comp and locked to time
- Prepped and sent to mix facility
- Prepped files for final delivery
- Created "Making Of" behind the scenes featurette for Playstation
- Commercial, Avid Media Composer

MAD (Cartoon Network's MAD TV)
Animatic Editor/Lead Editor (Stop Motion Sketches)

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2012-2013

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Studios (Cartoon Network)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

Ethan Marak

Editor

Dan Reeves

Notes

Animatic & Lead Editor for Mad TV stop motion sketches "Frankenwinnie", "Doraline", "Mad 100th Episode Intro" & "Spy vs Spy" sketches.

- Created animatic and final edits with full sound design and music
- Collaborated with directors and producers to cover Cartoon Network notes and lock animatics for shipping
- Cut in rounds of animation and comp and kept track of shot approvals
- Worked with Director of Photography to complete all color correction
- Locked final edits to time and exported for the mix facility and final delivery
- "Frankenwinnie" episode nominated for Annie "Best General Audience Animated Television Production"
- Sketches for Mad TV show, Avid Media Composer

Annie Award, Nominee 1x

Friendship All Stars of Friendship
Assistant Editor

Show Category

Webisode

Year(s)

2013

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Studios (L-Studio)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

Harry Chaskin

Editor

Jenny McKibben

Notes

- Prepped files for animation and VFX departments
- Cut in animation/comp
- Prepped and sent materials to the mix facility
- Prepped exports for final delivery
- Web series, Avid Media Composer

Annie Award, Nominee 1x

Dinosaur Office
Assistant Editor

Show Category

Webisode

Year(s)

2012

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (College Humor)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

John Sumner

Editor

Jenny McKibben

Notes

- Prepped files for animation and VFX departments
- Cut in animation/comp
- Prepped and sent materials to mix facility
- Prepped exports for final delivery
- Web series, Avid Media Composer

Robot Chicken
Assistant Editor/Animatic Editor/VFX Artist

Show Category

TV Series

Year(s)

2012 - 2013

Studio

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (Adult Swim)

Producer

Janet Dimon

Director

Zeb Wells

Editor

Jenny McKibben

Notes

- Created animatic edits with full sound design and music
- Collaborated with director and creators to lock animatics for shipping
- Labeled shots and exported materials for animation and VFX
- Cut in rounds of animation and comp and kept track of approvals
- Exported files for the mix facility and final delivery
- Helped with VFX department when there was downtime in editorial
- Created VFX breakdown videos for in-house use
- Attended meetings with producers and prepped reports for editorial department
- Helped manage limited Avid ISIS storage for a busy editorial department
- Helped implement tape storage solution for long term storage and archival of edit files
- Wrote editorial guide covering complete job duties with full instructions and screenshots
- Prepped animation dailies for studio-wide weekly screenings
- Helped maintain in-house library of final episodes
- Prepped materials for Emmy and Annie consideration in a multitude of categories
- Lead trailer editor for multiple comic convention presentations (San Diego ComicCon, etc.)
- 11 minute format series, Avid Media Composer

Emmy, Nominee 3x