Daniel Stankler

Daniel Stankler

AnimatorLondon, United Kingdom
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Daniel Stankler

Daniel Stankler

AnimatorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I'm Dan, an animation director and graduate of the Royal College of Art Animation MA. You can currently find me in London, UK. I’ve been lucky enough to direct on some super interesting projects from music videos, short films, animated documentaries and commercials. I'm represented as a director at The Greenhouse.
  • Motion Reel 2024
    Motion Reel 2024Very excited to share a reel of my most recent Motion Design work. Hope you like it!
  • Visualiser for Horsebeach - In the Shadow of Her.
    Visualiser for Horsebeach - In the Shadow of Her.A cute little visualiser for the band Horsebeach, featuring a cat on its way home in the rain. From the debut single of their new album, In The Shadow of Her.
  • DPA Podcasts
    DPA PodcastsI was asked by Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) to create a one minute video introducing the company's new in-house podcast creation service. For this film we went through a telephone into a spaceship, out the window and out into space - explaining how the DPA's podcast creation team collaborate with the DPA's reporters to create their content.
  • Netflix - Pitch to Play
    Netflix - Pitch to PlayI was asked by the people at Netflix to create a short film explaining the lifecycle of a piece of Netflix content, from conception to the moment it airs on our screens. A collaboration with the Netflix internal music team who made a fun song specially for the film, we follow our cute protagonist through a fun cosmic adventure, inspired by old cartoons. I've collected all the fun-est bits of this film into a cute little trailer below:
  • Whiskas - Purr More
    Whiskas - Purr MoreAs part of a new campaign, Whiskas have teamed up with cat-composer David Teie to create an advertising campaign that appeals directly to both cats and cat parents. And they asked me to create some cat-dream-y visuals to accompany the track. We hoped a cat watching this might have a jolt of recognition, and a human viewer would have the closest glimpse into the mind of a cat that anyone could ever reasonably expect to have!
  • Netflix - Headspace Guide To Sleep
    Netflix - Headspace Guide To SleepThe Headspace Guide to Sleep is an 8 episode animated series streaming now, only on Netflix! Each episode is narrated by Eve Prieto where she explores how exercise, stress, alcohol, medication, meditation, phone screens, and more effect the quality of our sleep. I was lucky enough to double up with director Tom Mccarten on directing an episode of this amazing series: entitled ‘Putting Insomnia to Bed’ it looks at how we can deal with stresses to unpack the causes of insomnia through visualisati
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Work history
    Animation DirectorStrange Beast
    London, United KingdomFreelance
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
    M.AThe Royal College of Art
     - London, United Kingdom
    Animation MA