Danny Ledonne is a graduate of Emerson College’s BA Visual Media Arts program in Boston and the MFA Film/Electronic Media program at American University in Washington, DC. He has been exploring the power of the moving image since 1998.
Danny’s documentaries and new media projects have been shown worldwide in film festivals, at academic and industry events, as well as through non-profit and commercial distribution. His work has been featured in numerous popular and academic press outlets.
Danny has served in camera and grip/electric departments on dozens of short films and music videos as well as several independent features. He has worked as director of photography on several award-winning short films, editor for several feature-length documentaries, and produced-directed films and photography projects in the wilderness of Alaska, Kenya, Australia, Peru, and the Galapagos Islands.
Danny is the owner/operator of Emberwilde Productions, has served as executive media producer for the DC-based sports company Reel Video Productions, and worked as video producer/editor for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
As an educator, Danny has taught media production and analysis at American University, Adams State University, Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program, International Film Academy of Jackson Hole, National Marine Sanctuaries, Locust Grove Nature Center, and Intel Computer Clubhouse.
A Colorado native, Danny has taught Taekwondo and worked as a DJ for a community radio station.