Daniel Flannery is an artist and storyteller creating content in a broad spectrum of entertainment. Lauded for being a visionary and a “Visual Maestro” Flannery’s work is incomparable and has received critical acclaim world-wide. A consummate producer and director, Flannery’s process is creative, collaborative and interdisciplinary. His work is imaginative, diverse, distinctive and multicultural.
Flannery was born and raised in New York. He was educated in the art of scenography for the theatre and cinematography and he practiced his craft in N.Y.C. for nearly a decade. Eventually he relocated to Hollywood and achieved award-winning status as a Director of Photography in television and cinema. He is credited with introducing theatrical lighting to network television sitcoms.
In 1980 Flannery founded a Los Angeles based scenographic design firm supporting clients such as Disney Imagineering, Universal Creative and international projects for performing arts centers, world expos and world events. His concepts and designs for theme-parks set an industry standard.
In the 1990s Flannery’s work evolved to include producing and directing in diverse forms of entertainment. His signature creations are Symphantasy®, grand stage spectaculars in Asia, World Expo attractions and 3-D stereoscopic dome experiences.
In the course of his illustrious career he helped redefine artistic segments for Olympic ceremonies…created the first Star Wars Concert…is one of the first American artists invited to create extravaganzas in China…and is an innovator of volumetric 3-D stereoscopic films and a pioneer of emerging entertainment experiences and technology.