About

Daniel Denton is a London based Video Designer and Animator and associate of video design collective Mesmer as well as an associate lecturer at Wimbledon Collage of Art – University of the Arts London

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:

Us Against Whatever – Middle Child – 2019

Flashdance: The Musical – Korean Tour – 2019

Hansel and Gretel – Rose Theatre – 2018

The Little Prince – Protein Dance – 2018-19

Sundowing – Kali Theatre Company – 2018

James Graham’s Sketching – Wilton’s Music Hall – 2018

On Raftery’s Hill – Abbey Theatre – 2018

Misty – Bush Theatre and Trafalgar Studios – 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:

The Monstrous Child – Linbury Theatre at Royal Opera House (2019) – Lead Animator/Associate Video Designer

The Cost of Living – Hampstead Theatre (2019) – Associate Video Designer/Programmer

A Monster Calls – The Old Vic and Bristol Old Vic (2018) – Programmer

Secret Cinema – Romeo and Juliet (2018) – Editor/Animator 

Anual Fundraiser – The Royal Opera House (2018) – Animator

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