Dan Goldwasser
dsg[at]warmbutter.com

Goal: Contribute my creative skills to an organization that works in the entertainment industry and has a large internet presence

Education CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY

 

B.S. Computer Science with a Minor in Art

PITTSBURGH, PA

 

May 1997

Membership PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA

 

New Media Council

Member since 2005

SELECTED EXPERIENCE:

1997 – CURRENT WARM BUTTER DESIGN LOS ANGELES, CA
 

Website Design and Coding – Web design with a primary focus on professionals working in the entertainment industry.

Album Art Direction – Created custom package designs for record labels and home video companies.

DVD Authoring and Mastering – Includes MPEG-2 encoding, AC-3 Dolby Digital mixing, DVD authoring, and DVD-Audio authoring. Clients have included John Ottman, Danny Elfman, Chris Tilton and Blake Neely.

Digital Artist and Director – Created two successful short films (“Labor Day” and “Escape from CMU”).  Also created 35mm CG Animation trailer for Carnegie Mellon University Student Dormitory Council Films Committee.

2008 – CURRENT SCORINGSESSIONS.com LOS ANGELES, CA
 

Editor-in-Chief / Photographer – Created and maintain leading website dedicated to the imagery of scoring sessions, with exclusive photos and news items from some of the top recording sessions in Hollywood.

1994 – CURRENT SOUNDTRACK ALBUM WORK LOS ANGELES, CA
 

Producer – Worked with various film studios and record labels to release the soundtrack albums. Studios include 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Bros. Studios, MGM, and others.

Writer – Have written liner notes for the following soundtrack releases: Extreme Prejudice (Jerry Goldsmith), The Howling (Pino Donaggio), Escape to Victory (Bill Conti), Headspace (Ryan Shore), Farewell to the King (Basil Poledouris), Spaceballs (John Morris), Godzilla (David Arnold), Point Break (Mark Isham), Blazing Saddles (John Morris), Airplane! (Elmer Bernstein), Mars Attacks! (Danny Elfman), The Fugitive (James Newton Howard), Wonder Woman (Christopher Drake), Independence Day (David Arnold), and the forthcoming Medal of Honor Collection (Michael Giacchino, Christopher Lennertz and Ramin Djawadi)

1996 – 2007 SOUNDTRACKNET LOS ANGELES, CA
  Site Producer / Editor-in-Chief – Interviewing composers and writing CD reviews for the website, while also editing content from contributing writers.  Also responsible for maintaining a professional relationship with composers, manufacturers, agencies, and technicians in the film music industry in Los Angeles.
2000 – 2005 EDMUNDS.COM SANTA MONICA, CA
  Sr. HTML Designer – Using my HTML and graphic skills to enhance and maintain elements of the Edmunds.com website.  Additional duties include compressing and editing digital video, graphics, and QA

 

Web Developer – (March 2000 – May 2001)

1999 – 2000 L3I LEARNING SYSTEMS SANTA MONICA, CA
  Senior 3D Animator – Using 3D Studio Max, creating an interface to multimedia content for interactive CD-ROMs for such large entities as Scholastic, Novartis, and the Department of Defense.
1998 DIGITAL DOMAIN VENICE, CA
  Production Assistant – worked on the Experience Music Project.  Prepared blueprints and other materials for a presentation to be given in Seattle, WA.Production Assistant – worked with Production Stage Manager on the feature film Supernova.�Organized storyboards, maintained shot lists, and assisted the grips setting up the motion control stage.
1995-1996� TERRY SWACK DESIGN ASSOCIATES BOSTON, MA
  Freelance HTML Builder – worked on web sites for Rule Broadcasting Systems, Individual, Inc., Community Newspapers Company.

 

Technology Director’s Assistant – helped code HTML and UNIX systems administration.  Also worked on Macintosh network administration.

1995 STUDIO FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY (SIMLAB) PITTSBURGH, PA
  Artist – created 3D models and textures for “Virtual Pompeii” project; funded by Silicon Graphics and the Archaeological Institute of America.

Software Skills
3D Studio Max Adobe After Effects Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Sony Vegas
Adobe Premiere HTML PHP
Dreamweaver Microsoft Office MySQL