- DAN LANE -
Owner/Director SKYLOUNGE LIMITED Sep 2003 - Present
Owner and Creative Director of animation company, with a strong emphasis on character, story and style 
Experience Senior Previs Artist Proof Inc Mar 2020 - Mar 2020 (1 month)
Senior Previs Artist The Third Floor, Inc. Jan 2019 - Dec 2019 (1 year) Senioring AND Sequence Leading AND Prevising at the same time on BLACK WIDOW and Other Titles. 
Senior Previs Artist The Third Floor, Inc. Aug 2017 - Aug 2018 (1 year 1 month) Working on Han Solo, Fantastic Beasts 2, Maleficent 2 and Spiderman Far From Home 
Previs Artist Proof Inc Oct 2018 - 2018 (3 months) Prevising an upcoming franchise promo! 
Senior Previs Artist Proof Inc Aug 2017 - Aug 2017 (1 month) Previs on ALADDIN 
Senior Previs Artist/Shot Creator The Third Floor, Inc. Jul 2016 - Jul 2017 (1 year 1 month) Previs Artist/Shot Creator on JUSTICE LEAGUE, SNOWY OWL and THE RED CUP 
Senior Previs Artist NvizageMay 2016 - Jun 2016 (2 months) Previs on "Life" (2017) 
Previs Shot Creator The Third Floor, Inc. Feb 2016 - May 2016 (4 months) Previs on WONDER WOMAN. 
Previs Artis/Shot Creator The Third Floor, Inc. May 2015 - Dec 2015 (8 months) Creating pre-visualisations for FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM 
Previs Artist/Shot Creator The Third Floor, Inc. Mar 2015 - May 2015 (3 months) Creating pre-visualisations for KING ARTHUR, THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE 
Character Animator 12 Guardians Oct 2014 - Feb 2015 (5 months) Animator and Layout on pilot episode of a children's TV series. 
Previs Artist Proof Inc Jan 2014 - Sep 2014 (9 months) Previs Artist/Shot Creator on Pan (2015)
 Animator Animal Logic Aug 2012 - Nov 2013 (1 year 4 months) Bringing Lego minifigs to life and to the big screen! 
Senior CG Character Animator and Previs Artist Aardman Animations Jul 2009 - Nov 2011 (2 years 5 months) Animating CG characters and digital doubles to fit in with the stop motion animation footage and style and also creating pre-visualised scenes in Maya for shooting in stop motion on the studio floor. 
Designer, Lighter and Animator Aardman Animations Mar 1998 - Sep 2003 (5 years 7 months) Included design and storyboard on commercials, storyboard on Chicken Run and senior member of CGI dept for 3 and a half years 
Assistant Animator Animation Works Jan 1996 - Aug 1997 (1 year 8 months) Too much clean up and inbetween - pencil and paper, baby!

Education Griffith University BVA, Animation 1993 - 1995 Studied a Bachelor of Visual Arts in Animation

Honors & Awards Two Fellas - Edinburgh International Film Festival McLaren Award Nominee 2005
Two Fellas - Australian International Film Festival Official Selection film, AIFF
The Lego Movie - BAFTA Best Children's Feature Film in 2014

Skills Animation   •   Previs   •   Storyboarding   •   Maya   •   Pre-visualization   •   Character Animation   •   Visual Effects   •   Film   •   Feature Films   •   Art Direction

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