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Dan Schaefer (I)

Award winning concept/storyboard artist Dan Schaefer has contributed his skills to film and television productions for more than 30 years. His list of projects varies from animation (Teen-Age Mutant Turtles animated TV series), advertising campaigns (NBA, Microsoft, BMW, Adidas, Nike, Intel, HP, Clorox, Airwick, Cadillac, Four Seasons) and feature... See full bio »

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Known For

Highland Home Producer
(2019)
Gone Art Department
(2012)
The Rental Art Department
(2020)

Filmography

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  In the Know (storyboard artist) (announced)
  Axanar (storyboard artist) (announced)
 2022 Shrinking (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (storyboard artist)
  The Red Book (Documentary) (storyboard artist) (filming)
  Buffalo Soldiers of the Pacific Northwest (Documentary) (storyboard artist) (post-production)
  Unwritten (illustrator) / (storyboard artist) (post-production)
  Who Are You People (illustrator) (post-production)
 2022 Buffalo Soldiers Fighting on Two Fronts (storyboard artist)
 2022 Metal Lords (storyboard artist)
 2022 The Split (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (2022) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2022 The Last Bus (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (2022) ... (storyboard artist)
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... (storyboard artist)
 2022 Toonami: The Return (TV Mini Series) (storyboard artist - 2 episodes)
- The Return, Episode 2 (2022) ... (storyboard artist)
- The Return, Episode 1 (2022) ... (storyboard artist)
 2021 The Girl in the Woods (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 4 episodes)
- Cracks (2021) ... (storyboard artist)
- The Lure (2021) ... (storyboard artist)
- The Door in the Woods (2021) ... (storyboard artist)
- The Guardian (2021) ... (storyboard artist)
 2021 Leverage: Redemption (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- The Bucket Job (2021) ... (storyboard artist)
 2021 Americanish (illustrator)
 2021 Shrill (TV Series) (Artist - 1 episode)
- Ribs (2021) ... (Artist)
  The Birch (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 3 episodes, 2019) (concept artist - 1 episode, 2021)
- New Blood (2021) ... (concept artist)
- Skeletons in the Closet (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
- She's Coming to Get Us (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
- Blood Money (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
 2021 Generation (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Toasted (2021) ... (storyboard artist)
 2020/I The Water Man (storyboard artist) / (visual consultant)
 2020 Trinkets (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun (2020) ... (storyboard artist)
 2020 The Rental (storyboard artist)
 2020 Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made (storyboard artist)
 2019 Sorry for Your Loss (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 4 episodes)
- I'm Still Here (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
- The Whale (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
- Thirty Years (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
- I'm Here (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
 2019 Bodega Fresh: Back to the Bodega (Video short) (storyboard artist)
 2019 Brockmire (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 3 episodes)
- Placed on Waivers (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
- Player to Be Named Later (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
- Clubhouse Cancer (2019) ... (storyboard artist)
 2019 Lab Rat (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2019 The Musicianer (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2018 Staties (TV Movie) (storyboard artist)
 2018 My Summer as a Goth (illustrator) / (poster design) / (storyboard artist)
 2018 American Vandal (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 8 episodes)
- The Dump (2018) ... (storyboard artist)
- Sh*t Storm (2018) ... (storyboard artist)
- All Backed Up (2018) ... (storyboard artist)
- Wiped Clean (2018) ... (storyboard artist)
- Sh*t Talk (2018) ... (storyboard artist)
 2018 Here and Now (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Dream Logic (2018) ... (storyboard artist)
  The Librarians (TV Series) (illustrator - 7 episodes, 2015 - 2018) (storyboard artist - 3 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- And the Echoes of Memory (2018) ... (illustrator)
- And the Bleeding Crown (2017) ... (illustrator)
- And the Tears of a Clown (2016) ... (illustrator)
- And the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy (2016) ... (illustrator)
- And the Hollow Men (2015) ... (illustrator)
 2017 Baby Mine (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2017 Lean on Pete (storyboard artist)
 2017 Eve: The Prologue (Video short) (storyboard artist)
 2017 The Break (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 2 episodes)
- The Package (2017) ... (storyboard artist)
- Scotch Bonnet (2017) ... (storyboard artist)
  Grimm (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 32 episodes, 2011 - 2017) (concept artist - 1 episode, 2012)
- Tree People (2017) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- The Son Also Rises (2017) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- El Cuegle (2017) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
- Oh Captain, My Captain (2017) ... (storyboard artist)
- Fugitive (2017) ... (storyboard artist)
 2015 Runestone: Sizzle Reel (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Sizzle Reel: Beyond the Edges of the World (2015) ... (storyboard artist)
 2015 50 feet from Syria (Documentary short) (poster design)
 2014 Teal's Legacy (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2014 Ravana's Game (storyboard artist)
 2014 A Bit of Bad Luck (storyboard artist)
 2014/II Stray Dogs (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2014 Mending the Line (Documentary) (storyboard artist)
 2013 Untitled Bounty Hunter Project (TV Movie) (storyboard artist)
 2013 Up on the Roof (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2013 M Is for Marriage (Short) (concept artist)
 2013 Graceland (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- Hair of the Dog (2013) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
 2012 Dear Pluto (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2012 Lie Detector (storyboard artist)
  Leverage (TV Series) (illustrator - 8 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (storyboard artist - 5 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (prop designer - 1 episode, 2012)
- The Long Good-bye Job (2012) ... (illustrator)
- The Toy Job (2012) ... (illustrator) / (prop designer)
- The Rundown Job (2012) ... (illustrator)
- The Broken Wing Job (2012) ... (illustrator)
- The Real Fake Car Job (2012) ... (storyboard artist)
 2012/I Gone (storyboard artist)
 2012 Landscape of Change: The Tongass National Forest (Video documentary short) (storyboard artist)
 2011 A Standard Story (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2011 Bucksville (storyboard artist)
 2011 Big Highway (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2011 First Snow in the Woods (Video documentary short) (storyboard artist)
 2011 Seeing Death Valley (Video documentary short) (storyboard artist)
 2010 Y La Bamba: Juniper (Music Video) (storyboard artist)
 2010 Virginia (storyboards: TicToc Studios ident)
 2010 Missed Aches (Short) (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
 2010 Bright Falls (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 2 episodes)
- Clearcut (2010) ... (storyboard artist)
- Local Flavor (2010) ... (storyboard artist)
 2010 The River Why (storyboards)
 2009 The Millstone (storyboard artist)
 2009 Shadowheart (pre-production artist)
 2009 Finding Face (Documentary) (illustrator)
 2009 Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling (Video) (storyboard artist)
 2008 Deep Winter (storyboard artist)
 2008 Management (storyboard artist)
 2008 The Burning Plain (storyboard artist: Portland)
 2008/III El camino (storyboard artist)
 2007 Lady Wasteland (Video short) (storyboard artist)
 2007 Storage (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2007 Paranoid Park (storyboard artist: previsualizations for special effects)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (storyboard artist - segment "First Kiss")
 2007/I Spiral (sketch artist)
 2006 The Year Without a Santa Claus (TV Movie) (illustrator: pre-visualization for hair and makeup)
 2006 Bombhunters (Documentary) (illustrator) / (storyboard artist)
 2006 The Valley of Light (TV Movie) (illustrator) / (storyboard artist)
 2005 Dishdogz (storyboard artist)
 2005 The Thin Horizon (concept artist) / (storyboard artist)
 2005 The Path of Evil (storyboard artist)
 2005 I Am Lloyd Hamlin (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2005 The Journey (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2005 Bigger Than the Sky (storyboard artist)
 2004 Coming Up Easy (storyboard artist)
 2004 Roommates (storyboard artist)
 2004 The Dust Factory (illustrator: previsualizations for make-up) / (storyboard artist)
 2004 Lady Death (Video) (storyboard artist)
 2004 Quietness of Copper (Short) (storyboard artist)
 2004 Harvest of Fear (storyboard artist)
 2003 MobiusXperiment (Short) (storyboard artist)
 1996 Nissan: Toys (Video short) (concept artist)
 1995 Caged Heat 3000 (artwork: comic book - uncredited)
 1995 The Mask (TV Series short) (storyboard cleanup - 1 episode)
- Shadow of a Skillit (1995) ... (storyboard cleanup)
 1994 Wild C.A.T.S: Covert Action Teams (TV Series) (storyboard cleanup - 1 episode)
- Cry of the Coda (1994) ... (storyboard cleanup)
 1991 James Bond Jr. (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 65 episodes)
- The Inhuman Race (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
- The Heartbreak Caper (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
- The Art of Evil (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
- Ship of Terror (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
- S.C.U.M. on the Water (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
 1991 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 18 episodes)
- Welcome Back, Polarisoids (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
- Michelangelo, the Sacred Turtle (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
- Zach and the Alien Invaders (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
- Leonardo, the Renaissance Turtle (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
- Raphael, Turtle of a Thousand Faces (1991) ... (storyboard artist - as Dan Schaeffer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote and directed the PSA for We-Vote.org in late 2003. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

D.V. Schaefer | Dan Schaeffer

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Provided storyboards for FX's "The Americans" season 3 teaser, which presented a bear and eagle in primal conflict. See more »

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