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Danny Animation is a film production company owned and operated by Danny Tayara.

Danny lives in Seattle, Washington. They are a film director, editor, writer, and educator. Their work focuses largely on LGBTQ+ stories, both narrative and documentary. They founded Seattle Queer Filmmakers, a hub for people looking to make connections and find collaborators. Previously Festival Director for the Seattle Queer Film Festival, they remain a consultant for professionals in the festival programming industry.

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“Danny Tayara created a beautifully polished and professional behind-the-scenes featurette for my film LUCKY THEM . Danny was an absolute pleasure to work with, was incredibly dedicated and brought a level of care and respect to the project that really shines through in the final cut.”

– Megan Griffiths