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On location, shooting The Totally Rad Show
|Born||May 11, 1981|
|Occupation||Podcast host, director, writer|
Dan Trachtenberg is a filmmaker and video podcast host from the Philadelphia suburbs who currently resides in the Los Angeles metro area. He was one of the three hosts of The Totally Rad Show and a former co-host of Geekdrome. Both programs were hosted at Revision3. In addition to working on Internet shows, Trachtenberg is the writer/director of the 2003 short film Kickin' and the director of various television commercials and public service announcements.
Trachtenberg has directed commercials for Lexus, Nike, and Coca Cola. In April, 2008, he joined Tight Films, for which he collaborated with Matt Wolf on an alternate reality game for Hellboy II: The Golden Army."
He directed the internet show, "Ctrl+Alt+Chicken."
On August 23, 2011, Trachtenberg released the short film, Portal: No Escape. Based on the video game, Portal, the film drew more than one million views within its first day on YouTube. Within two months, the number of viewers surpassed six million.
- Danny T, Russell Make tight Connection
- Trachtenberg's tweet regarding the release of "Portal: No Escape"
- "BREAKING: Dan Trachtenberg To Direct Y: The Last Man". iFanboy.com. January 9, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013.