Dan Schrecker is an award winning visual effects artist and animator. He is the Creative Director and Visual Effects Supervisor at Look Effects, Inc., with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Canada and Stuttgart, Germany.

Dan earned his Master’s Degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and his BA in Visual and Environmental Studies with a focus on Animation from Harvard University. Dan was nominated for a BAFTA Award in 2011 for Best Special Effects for the film BLACK SWAN and for Visual Effects Society Awards for BLACK SWAN, THE WRESTLER, THE FOUNTAIN, and FRIDA. His work includes being Visual Effects Supervisor on LIFE OF PI, WARM BODIES, MOONRISE KINGDOM, LIMITLESS, BLACK SWAN, PRECIOUS, THE FOUNTAIN, FRIDA and REQUIEM FOR A DREAM. He is currently working on NOAH with Darren Aronofsky. Through his career Dan has supervised and created visual effects, designed titles and motion graphics, adding to his expertise in multimedia and interactive formats, traditional cel animation and claymation.


MPS | New York University, Interactive Telecommunications Program

Selected work

Michel Negroponte

Faculty, MFA in Film

Jessica Gorter

Faculty, MFA in Film

Guy Maddin

Faculty, MFA in Film

Samuel “Blitz” Bazawule

Faculty, MFA in Film

Nina Davenport

Faculty Chair, MFA in Film

Annie J. Howell

Faculty, MFA in Film