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Danny Barnhart

Effects Artist at Pixar

Danny Barnhart is an Effects Artist and story enthusiast who has worked in feature animation, TV, and commercials. His credits include Turning Red at Pixar, Spies in Disguise at Blue Sky Studios, and the episodic television shows Dispatches from Elsewhere on AMC, Hightown on STARZ, and Evil on CBS, as well as many commercial projects at Powerhouse VFX.

Danny graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a major in Visual Effects and, while FX is his focus, he also enjoys exploring other areas of the pipeline, as well as sharing his skills through teaching. He is passionate about working with other artists on projects that have an impact on their audience and especially loves contributing skills and voice to media that uplifts and highlights the experiences of marginalized groups. He currently works as an Effects Artist and Story Consultant at Pixar.