As founder of Mud Pie Labs, Dan Shefelman is committed to creating great work and opportunities in the gaming and animation industry. In order to achieve this, his first call was to top animation studio rep Andy Arkin.
Founder & Creative Director.
Dan has served as director, designer and story artist for such studios as Jumbo Pictures, MTV, Blue Sky Studios and Adult Swim. As a professor at FIT School of Art & Design, Shefelman founded the Visual Story for Evolving Media program and leads innovation in emerging creative technology. In 2019 as creative director of The Animation Project (TAP) -- a NYC youth workforce development program -- Shefelman directed a team of TAP trainees on several projects. Among them a 300 foot mural and augmented reality experience in East Harlem and the animated short film Frog Legs. His editorial cartoons have appeared on CNN, Newsday, The New York Times and syndicated to publications worldwide.
Business Development Director
Andy Arkin is the founder of BlahBlah Blah, a New York City media and advertising firm that creates animations
and special effects for some of the leading studios in the world. Andy has attracted clients like Aardman Studios (creator of Shaun the Sheep), Mike Judge (creator of Beavis and Butthead) and J.J. Sedelmaier (creator of
The Ambiguously Gay Duo series that appeared on Saturday Night Live),
helping bring to life some of animations’ most memorable characters.