Dan Segarra

Senior Animator
Skydance Animation

Dan Segarra has been a professional animator since 2005 and is currently an animator at Skydance Animation. He was one of the first graduates of Animation Mentor and went on to work for Reel FX and Blue Sky Studios. He is also an accomplished character designer and 2D artist. Fun facts about Dan: He’s been told his Donald Duck impression is “freakishly awesome,” he really dislikes horror films, and he enjoys playing the ukulele to clear his mind. Dan currently teaches Advanced Body Mechanics, the third Core Character Animation Course at Animation Mentor.

Dan’s Credits


Spies in Disguise

Ice Age: Collision Course

The Peanuts Movie


  • Spellbound
  • Luck
  • Hotel Transylvania: Transformania
  • Spies in Disguise
  • Ferdinand
  • Ice Age: Collision Course
  • The Peanuts Movie
  • Rio 2
  • Epic

Other Films

  • Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • Arthur Christmas
  • The Yogi Bear Movie
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
  • Open Season 2



  • Bad Luck Spot: A Luck Short
  • Scrat Tales: 1st Episode

Courses Taught By Dan

Courses may vary from term to term.

Advanced Body

12-Week Course

Create exciting and dynamic action sequences.

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