East Orange, New Jersey
My name is Daniel Ahrens, and I can work for you.
5+ years of sketch comedy writing
4+ years of stand-up comedy
4+ years of producing
4+ years of editing
4+ years of directing
3+ years of special effects
3+ years of animation
2+ years of audio engineering / mixing
1+ years of web design
Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Maya, MS Office, Avid Media Composer, Avid Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut 7, Coda
(I own all of them, except Final Cut 7)
-Macbook Pro (2.3 GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3)
-Several TBs of hard drive space
-TASCAM DR-40 (4-Track Portable Digital Recorder)
-Canon EOS T3i (Camera)
—Canon EF-S (Lens) 18-55mm
—Canon EF-S (Lens) 55-250mm
—Wide-Angle / Macro (Lens)
-Tripod (Sunpak 6200 PG digital)
-Studio Light Kit (3 lights)
-Rode Videomic Shotgun Microphone (w/ Rycote Lyre Mount)
-Rode NTG2 Condenser Shotgun Microphone
—Rode Deadcat (wind-resistant cover)
-Marvel Studios (The Avengers, Iron Man 3, Captain America 2)
-AVW Productions (Fridays Live, Baby Mountain, AVW Presents)
Why You Should Hire Me:
With 5+ years of experience in television/doc/film/web content, I am confident I can handle all your video needs.
I’ve worked for multiple sketch comedy groups, primarily the Youtube channel iFriendsAndMy (I’ve personally edited/directed/animated/provided VFX for nearly all their videos).
I am proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, Maya, MS Office, Avid Media Composer, Avid Pro Tools, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut 7, & Coda. I can animate both digitally, and by hand.
For a more complete list of credited work, check out my videos section. My demo reels are on the home page, and demo reels page.
Thanks for your time.
- Daniel Ahrens.
I have been in the industry since 2009.