Denny Daniel

Curator, The Museum of Interesting Things
New York, NY, United States

About Denny


Expert on Macintosh OS and Windows OS for over 12 years.

Final Cut Pro, Photoshop,Dreamweaver,Flash, Avid, After Effects, Media Cleaner Pro, Sound Track Pro, Sound
Edit 16, Sound Jam, Acrobate, Quark, Lino 5, Illustrator, Microsoft WORD, Wordperfect, Powerpoint, Lotus123.

2007-Present The Museum of Interesting Things Curator/Exhibitor:
Teaching children and adults multiple disciplines (i.e science, history, literature, photography, music)
Researching and acquiring artifacts for the museum collection.
2005-Present Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island
Training employees/ Photo Retouch / Web Updates and Videography
Train employees in photoshop and printing, create instruction booklet
for production and help run production. web updates and videography of events.
Fall 2000 New York University Assistant Teacher /"Multi Media for the World Wide Web".
Teaching & correcting student work. Flash, Photoshop,Image Ready, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Director, Illustrator.
2001-2004 .Videographer & visuals at Webster Hall, and art director hosting art shows during 2002.
2000-2001 Assistant Videographer for “Sound Effects� VH1/MTV & my own show on Manhattan Cable Sat nights.
1999-2001 Videographer & Visuals at Limelight in the HR Giger Room Zenwarp & the main stage for special events. Giger (the artist for Aliens) requested my work for his museum
2001 Winner Best Visual Short NY Independent Film & Video Festival LA & NYC
(show at Madison Squ Garden)
1998 to 1999 WOW Digital Color 520 Broadway, Soho Digital Scanning / Color Correction / Retouch
High Res Drum / Lino scanning, color correcting/ matching, Silhouetting for Iris printing. Photoshop & Lino 5.
1997 to 1998 Ernst & Young LLP, 1285 6th Ave Digital Output / Color Adjusting / Doc Prep for printing.
Digital output & color matching Quark, Powerpoint & PhotoShop files in Native & PDF formats.

Curated & Exhibited Museum at The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum 4 times, Coney Island sideshow Museum every month 2012, The Maker Faire 2011 and 2012, TED youth 2012, World Science Festival at Washington Square Park 2012, Lockheed Martin Science and Engineering Festival, ComicCon and MegaFest NY, PA, RI, NJ and MA, Chiller, Discovery Museum Reno NV 8 exhibitions, The Mutter Ball, Steampunk World’s Fair, Steampunk City MA, Kendall Square Association MA, Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation 2 times, Richmond Historical Society , Flushing Town Hall, INTEL touch debut, NJ State Museum, NYS Museum Albany, Flux Factory, Young Woman’s Leadership academy, PS 44 NYC, PS 90 Bronx, , Solomon Schechter School of Queens, Hillel Camp, 9th Precinct NYC, International Youth Hostels, Half Hollow Hills Library, Immaculate Conception School Jamaica & Astoria, Maspeth Town Hall, NJ State Museum, Charles River Museum, Elmhurst Hospital and many more.

Lectures Columbia University - film and photography 3 times, NYU - Photo retouch & video production 2 times, SVA - Video production & retouch.

TV & Radio:
History Channel Pawn Stars appearance, Science Channel Oddities 3 appearances, Makerfair video interview, Voice of America!_article and live interview__Mom & Pop radio Hofstra University TV Interview on_"Something To _Talk About"_Debute show onVerizon TV!, Gary Toms _The G-Man TMIT Article, TeacherCast Podcast
TimeOut paragraph, The New York Times mention and picture, Queens Ledger full page article with pictures also included in 8 other local affiliated papers in Queens, Brooklyn Star half page article with pictures also featured in 2 other affiliated papers in Brooklyn , Queens Tribune 1/4 page article with pictures, The Queens Courier full page article with pictures, Nassau Herald, cover article with picture and half page article inside with pictures, Queens Chronicle full page article with pictures

Videographer & visuals for many events at Radio City Music Hall, Tavern on the Green, Belmont Racetrack, The Rainbow Room, Shea Stadium, The Tribeca Grand & Soho Grand Hotel, CBGB’s Gallery & main club, Limelight, Capitale, China Club, Le Bar Bat, Don Hills, Crash Mansion, Lunatarium, The Roxy, Lit Gallery, Lot 61, Shine, Batcave, Luxx, Pseudo .com
Boston: The Middle East, Axis, Avalone, TT The Bear, The Haven Philadelphia: Trocedero, Pontiac, The Grape Street, The Middle East.

Videographer & visuals for many performers: The Fixx, The Alarm, Berlin, Glen Tillbrook of Squeeze, Ted Mason of Modern English, Jesus Jones, Nina Hagen, HR Giger, KMFDM, Thrill Kill Kult, Cindy Lauper, Run DMC, many new excellent acts: St Eve, Apoptygma Berserk, VNV Nation, Otto’s Daughter, All The Pretty Horses, Car Fax Abby, Queen V, Lourds, Sex Slaves, Incus.

Video/Radio Interviews of many performers: The Fixx, The Alarm, Berlin, The Dead Kennedy's, Keyboard Magazine – Dream Theater & The Beastie Boys, Ted Mason of M

I'm passionate about

History, antiques, books, music, inventions, life


New York University

My TED story

Exhibiting at TED and Maker Faire with The Museum of Interesting Things were 2 of the most fun and inspiring things i have done! The Maker family recommended TED to me. Best thing they could have done! Got to meet Adam Savage of Myth Busters and Brad Meltzer of Decoded. Great times!