dan on an airplaneDaniel Birnbaum is a director of photography, finishing editor, animator and visual effects artist based in the Dallas Ft. Worth Texas metroplex. Daniel has been working in broadcast & corporate production since 2000 following graduation from Penn State University with a bachelors degree in Media Studies: Film & Television. After working as a staff editor for six years at Henninger Media Services in Arlington, Virginia, Daniel invested in an Avid DS system and Adobe Creative Suite and relocated to Frisco, Texas in 2007. He continues to own and operate the Avid DS editing & graphics compositing system, and he regularly completes assignments on Autodesk Smoke & Flame, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects & Premiere and Cinema4D.

Daniel has produced spots, short form and feature length work for various clients including Bridgestone, Sony Retail, Tirerack.com, H-E-B, McDonald’s, Shell, The Dallas Cowboys, Rent-A-Center, Furr’s, Zaxby’s, Car2Go, Interstate Batteries, Subway, Frito-Lay, Ford, Fiat, Georgia Aquarium, National Geographic, Bennche, Discovery Networks, PBS, National Parks Service, Community Trust Bank, ACLU, Defenders of Wildlife, Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, South Carolina Realtors and North Carolina Association of Realtors. Daniel has also produced and finished ads for federal and statewide political campaigns including Presidential, Senatorial, Gubernatorial, Congressional, Mayoral, and other locally elected positions.

For production, Daniel owns and operates a Canon c300 kit with a 4-foot slider and supporting grip gear for creating kinetic but smooth shots. Daniel is also an experienced Arri Alexa operator.

Daniel resides in Frisco TX with his wife and two daughters.

Please contact Daniel at dan at edit28.com.