Danny Tayara


dannyPronouns: He/Him, She/Her, They/Them

Favorite Movie: Finding Nemo


Danny is a filmmaker and animator. They write, direct, and edit short films (both documentary and narrative).

Film projects include: Pizza Roles, The Curse, You’ve Got TailOh, I Get It, Lucky Them, The Big Adventures of Little Jackie Mac, and While We’re Asleep.

Currently in production: Rejection & Other Happy Endings, a short documentary film about Danny’s personal relationship to rejection, and rejection’s relationship to queer identity.

As Senior Programmer with Three Dollar Bill Cinema, Danny is the Festival Director for TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival and assists with programming Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival. Danny’s career as a filmmaker began at Reel Queer Youth video production and media literacy training for LGBTQ youth and allies. She now manages the program. He also volunteers for Camp Ten Trees summer camp for LGBTQ youth as a board member, camp counselor, and videographer.

Danny collaborates with many different organizations to bring her projects to completion. She thanks Reel Grrls, Three Dollar Bill Cinema, and Blanket Fort Films for support throughout the years.


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