Daniel Gaucher

 

Learn about me and what I do.

 

Daniel Gaucher is a tenured Associate Professor of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College in Boston, MA.

Daniel earned his MFA in Interrelated Media at the Massachusetts College of Art after graduating with a BA in Communications from the University of New Hampshire.  He moved to Los Angeles and established himself in the production world as one of the original editors for the hit reality series, Blind Date.  He went on to edit reality and documentary programming including REAL TV, Extreme Engineering and the PBS science series NOVA.  His work has aired worldwide on NBC, MTV, Bravo, A&E, UPN, Spike, VH-1, TLC, PBS, History Channel, National Geographic, and the Discovery Channel.

He has produced two independent feature documentaries, VINO (1999) chronicling the history of winemaking in California, and Written In Stone (2010), which explores ancient stone sites found all over New England.

CLIENTS

  National Broadcast

2015                Editor, WGBH/PBS NOVA science, “Memory”
2014                Editor, WGBH/PBS, “Moveable Feast” (6 episodes)

2013                Editor, WGBH/PBS NOVA science, “Making Stuff Faster”
2013                Editor, WGBH/PBS NOVA science, “Making Stuff Colder”
2012                Editor, WGBH/PBS NOVA SCIENCE NOW, “What are Animals Thinking?”
2011                Co - Editor, WGBH/PBS NOVA technology special, “Smartest Machine on Earth”
2010                Co - Editor, Discovery Channel retrospective, “25th Anniversary: Worlds of Wonder”
2009                Editor, National Geographic documentary, “Dinosaurs Decoded”
2008                Editor, History Channel, “Lincoln at 200”
2008                Editor, History.com series of podcasts, “Civil War”
2008                Co - Editor, History Channel, “The Works: Robots”
2008                Co - Editor, History Channel, “The Works: Tattoos”
2008                Co - Editor, History Channel, “The Works: Motorcycles”           
2007                Editor, National Geographic documentary, “Man Made”
2007                Editor, History Channel documentary, “Revolution in Boston”
2005                Co - Editor, National Geographic documentary, “Megastructures: Oil Rigs”
2005                Editor, National Geographic documentary, “Megastructures: Airbus”
2004                Editor, Discovery Channel documentary, “Extreme Engineering: Cooper River Bridge”
2003 - 2004    Editor (series), WGBH/PBS Children’s Programming, “Buster”
2003                Senior Editor, VH - 1 reality, “Supermodels”
2002                Editor (pilot), Bravo Network reality, “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”
2001                Consulting Editor, NBC drama, “Providence”
2001                Consulting Editor, MTV awards show, “MTV Movie Awards”
2001                Consulting Editor, UPN reality, “Chains of Love”
2000                Consulting Editor, Paramount Studios reality, “Fifth Wheel”
1999 - 2002    Senior Editor (series), Universal Studios reality, “Blind Date”
1998 - 1999    Editor/Asst. Editor (series), Paramount Studios reality, “Real TV”

Web & Interactive

2015                Consulting Prod & Editor, MansLaughter, VR Feature Film, (dist. Samung/Milk VR)

2013                Editor, WGBH/PBS NOVA science, web segments for “Making Stuff Faster”
2013                Editor, WGBH/PBS NOVA science, web segments for “Making Stuff Colder”
2012                Editor, WGBH/PBS NOVA SCIENCE NOW, web for “What are Animals Thinking?”
2011                Co - Editor, WGBH/PBS NOVA, web segments for “Smartest Machine on Earth”
2010                Consultant, Filmskills.com web-based film school
2009               Editor, Connecticut Science Center interactive kiosks exhibit, Hartford CT, “Energy City”
2009                Editor, Theodore Roosevelt National Historic Site, Buffalo NY, “President Roosevelt”
2008                Editor, Connecticut Science Center interactive kiosks exhibit, “Adapting to Prosthetics”
2007                Editor, History.com series of webcasts, “Presidential Stories”
2007                Editor, United States National Archives lobby interactive kiosk
2007                Editor, History Channel video display in the Old State House Museum in Boston
2007                Editor, History Channel video display for placement in the Mount Vernon Museum
2006                Editor, History.com series of webcasts, “The Greatest Stories Never Told”

Regional

2008                Editor, Brooklyn - Queens Conservatory of Music public relations video, Brooklyn NY  
1995 - 1996    Production Manager, International Contact advertising agency
1992 - 1995    Producer, Slifer Productions, advertising and public relations in Boston market
1990 - 1992    Producer, Cablevision, Portsmouth NH, created various studio and remote productions
1989                Floor Director, WGOT, Manchester NH, sports coverage of the UNH hockey season

Independent Film

2006 - 2010    Producer/Director/Writer, Boston Film Festival documentary, “Written in Stone”
1997 - 1999    Producer/Director/Writer, NYC Cable, Amazon.com video, “Vino!”
1996                Production Coordinator, Slamdance Audience winner, “Burn”
1994                Producer/Director/Editor, Massachusetts College of Art video, “Technology and Art”
1993                Camera Operator, Massachusetts College of Art video, “Digital Girl”

Art Department

1998                Art Department, Carsey - Warner comedy, “3rd Rock from the Sun”
1997                Art Department, DNA music video, Eric Clapton
1997                Art Department, DNA music video, Sarah McLachlan
1997                Art Department, DNA music video, Save Ferris
1997                Art Department, DNA music video, Robin
1997                Art Department, DNA music video, Rachid
1997                Art Department, Team Music music video, Dwight Yoakum
1997                Art Department, Geneva Films music video, Brian McKnight
1997                Art Department, Disney commercial, “New Tomorrowland”
1997                Art Department, McDonalds commercial, “Would You Like Fries With That?”
1997                Art Department, T - 30 Films commercial, DirecTV starring Arnold Schwarzenegger
1997                Art Department, Propaganda commercial, Tru Value Hardware
1997                Art Department, Morton Jankl Zander commercial, EPT
1997                Art Department, Traktor Films commercial, Pepsi
1996                Art Department, Harpo Films, feature film, “Before Women Had Wings”

TIMELINE

EDUCATION
                                                                                   
Massachusetts College of Art, M.F.A.,1994
Major Focus: Interrelated Media
Thesis title: “Operating Code for Existence; Works in Video & Film with Music and Computer Technology”

University of New Hampshire, B.A., 1990
Major: Communication; Minors: Art and Philosophy

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2005 - present  Associate Professor, Visual and Media Arts, Emerson College  

2012 - 2013     Associate Chair, Visual and Media Arts Dept., Emerson College 

2009 - 2012     Director of Production, Emerson College