About

Daniel Denton is a London based Video Designer and Animator and associate of video design collective Mesmer.

His background was originally in Illustration and Experimental film. He has gone on to animate and design visuals for a range of different media from Theatre, Opera, Music, Fashion, Web and Broadcast.

 

Contact

danieldentonuk@gmail.com

www.mesmer.co.uk

 

Production Credit

Video Design:

On Raftery’s Hill – Abbey Theatre – 2018

Misty – Bush Theatre – 2018

Alice In Winterland – Rose Theatre – 2017

Flashdance” The Musical – UK tour – 2017-18

To Love Somebody Melancholy – National Tour – 2017

0Ready Or Not -The Arcola Theatre and national tour 2017,

Peter Pan – Exeter Northcott Theatre – 2016

Bumblescratch – Adelphi Theatre – 2016

Biedermann and the Arsonists – Sadler’s Wells – 2015

Theatre/Music/Performance/Installation:

Tonight The Eighties – JACC – Kuwait (2018) – Lead Animator

Secret Cinema – Blade Runner (2018) – Lead Animator

Prism – Hampstead Theatre (2017) – Animator

The Railway Children – Exeter Northcott Theatre (2017) – Associate Video Designer/Lead Animator

40 Years On – Chichester Festival Theatre (2017) – Animator

Don Juan In Soho (2017) Animator

Carmen (2017) – Illustrator/Animator

The Owl and The Pussycat (2017) – Animator

Toyota CHR (2017) – Animator

Secret Cinema (2017) Moulin Rouge – Animator

Don Juan in Soho (2017) Wyndams Theatre – Animator

Tamberlaine (2017) Arcola Theatre – Animator

Big The Musical (2016) Plymouth Theatre Royal – Lead Animator

Madam Butterfly (2016) Glyndebourne – Editor

Exposure (2016) St James Theatre – Editor

Andrea Chénier (2016) – Opera North – Illustrator

Pila Pina (2016) – MAK Iceland – Illustrator

Only the Brave (2016) Welsh Millennium Centre – Lead Animator

Mickey and The Magicians (2016) Disney Land Paris – Lead Animator

The Government Inspector (2016) – Birmingham Mac and Tour – Animator

Pure Imagination (2015) – Animator

Blur at Hyde Park (2015) – Animator

Amazon Imaging Studio Launch (2015) – Amazon Imaging Studio – Animator

Notorious (2015) Göteborg Opera – Animato/Editor

5th and 57th (2015) Old Selfridges Hotel – Lead Animator
Crossing (2015) Citi Shubert Theatre USA – Illustrator/Animator

Love’s Sacrifice (2015) The Royal Shakespeare Company – Illustrator/Animator

Love, Loss and Chianti (2015) Chichester Festival Theatre – Illustrator/Animator

Elf: The Musical (2014) Theatre Royal Plymouth – Animator/Illustrator

Khamsah – National Youth Theatre/ King Abdelaziz Centre for World Culture – Saudi Arabia (2014) Animator/Visual designer

Home – Brolly Productions (2014) – Research and Development/Video Editor

Broadcast Storybox – The Science Museum, London (2014) Illustrator/Animator

Amadeus – Chichester Festival Theatre (2014) – Illustrator

London Rocks – Busch Gardens USA (2014) – Animator Compositor

Bombay Bicycle Club World Tour (2014) – Animator

Moon Tiger – Theatre Royal Bath (2014) – Animator/Photo editor

Neige – Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg (2013) – Animator/Editor

American Psycho – Almeida Theatre – Illustrator/Animator (2013)

The Feeling Of Going – Skanes Dansteater – Illustrator/Animator (2013)

American Lulu – The Opera Group – Illustrator/Animator (2013) Mesmer

Manchester Sounds: The Massacre – Library Theatre Company – Animator (2013)

Calvert Journal Launch – Calver22 – London – Editor – Mesmer Studios (2013)

Aristophanes Now! – Athens, Istanbul, London, – Mesmer Studios (2013)
Faust – Mariinsky Theatre – Saint Petersburg (2013) – Animation – Mesmer Studios
The Flying Dutchman – Festival Theatre – Edinburgh (2013) – Animation – Mesmer Studios

Broadcast and Web:

“Spirit of Talk Talk –  Animator – Directed by James Marsh and Lydia Hibbert (2012)

Shifting Peaks and Nasty Rips Vol. 2, Album Sampler – Animator/Director (2013)


Odessa, “Get Right” –  Animator/Director – (2013)

World Cup Carnival – Web promo – The Vaults (2014)

“What makes me me? – and other interesting questions” – 2013 – Illustration and animation – Mosiac Films

“I May Be Some Time” – Short Film by Ana Stefaniak – 2014 – Animator/Compositor

“Raveyard” – Web promo – The Vaults (2014-15)

“Wahaca’s Festival of the Dead” – Promo -The Vaults – 2016

“Beauty and The Feast” – Promo – The Vaults – 2017

“BBC WJEC Religion” – Mosiac Motion – 2017

“Sounds and Scorcery: The Music of Fantasia” – The Vaults – 2018

Screening and Exhibitions:

Pop Gallery – Chatham -Video Installation/Screening of Transdigital Vol.2 – 10/10/14

Strange Cargo – Screening of Scanography#2 as part of Cheriton Light Festival – 23/02/13


The Rochester Room – with 51:Zero – Exhibition of video pieces and ‘Scanner Camera’ as well as artist talk/ live demonstration of own experimental digital film techniques.

Jotta: Refractions – Kopperburg ün-establishment – exhibition of Scanography#3 video installation (20/10/12 – 25/10/12)

Stepping Stone Studios – Maidstone Film Festival – Screening of Scanography#2 – 14-20/11/12


51: Zero Voyager – Screenings in Maidstone 19 – 20/10/12 in Medway 16-17-18-19 including talks and live demonstrations of work

Malcfest – Film bus – 08/09/2012 – Screening Film/ Short talk about film Augmented Land (Scanography#1)
Fine Art Media degree show 14/06/2012 – 18/06/2012
Showcasing video installation – Scanography#2

Modern Art Oxford – An unfinished world 15/02/2012
Film Augmented Land (Scanography#1) requested for screening as part of the “An Unfinished World” series curated by Connor Kelly

Filmography:


Transdigital Vol. 3 – 2015

Methods and Structures – 2014

Only Geometry Here – Video installation for McLaren Wall to Wall – Montreal – 2014

Transdigital Vol. 2 – 2014

Transdigital Vol. 1 – 2013 
Scanography#4.1 – 2013
Homage to 77 States of Decay – 2013


Skin//Sky (Scanography#3) – 2012

Scanography#2 – 2012 
Augmented Land (Scanography#1) – 2012

Inner Space – 2011

Journey Anonymous – 2011

Sea Whisperers – Video Installation for Turner Contemporary – 2011