Confirmation: The Indiana Cheese Muncher

The The Indiana Cheese Muncher is the first animated short created by Zoe Ramos–a 16-year-old girl on the autism spectrum who was mentored by animator, animation teacher, and Chief Creative Officer of DaniMation Entertainment, Dani Bowman.

It is also the first animated short distributed by DaniMation Entertainment while it was produced by Zoe’s production company Zobot Studios and created at Spectrum Laboratory.

The production including voice actors are all made by youth on the autism spectrum. Featuring Zoe Ramos herself, Shane McKaskle, Faith Butterfield, and Brandon Rodriguez. This short is animated on Harmony, Toon Boom Animation‘s professional software.

This animated short will premiere at San Diego Comic-Con Internationalon July 21st 2019 at 11:30am in Room 9 by the San Diego International Children’s Film Festival.

For those who are coming to Comic-Con, check out the schedule at:

DaniMation UK on Riviera FM and the Devon Camp!

For those who missed the our interview last May, the interview is now available on Mix cloud!

“Last week, we were lucky enough to appear on Riviera FM thanks to Michael Abbott! We spoke about the establishment of DaniMation UK! Listen here to find out all about it and the Founder, Dani Bowman talking all about this brand new venture!

We also spoke about how the University of Plymouth have supported this, especially Dr Suanne Gibson and all of her amazing efforts for this on the university’s side!” – Joe Westlake, DaniMation UK Founder.

The Confirmed Dates for the UK Animation Bootcamp is:

August 19th – 23rd!

The Indiana Cheese Muncher is Officially Accepted to San Diego Comic Con!

We are happy to announce that “The Indiana Cheese Muncher” is officially accepted to San Diego Comic-Con. This will be the 9th animated short film to premiere at Comic-Con, and it is our first film festival short in collaboration with Spectrum Laboratory.

For those of you who are coming to San Diego Comic Con, “The Indiana Cheese Muncher” will premiere on Sunday, July 21st as part of “International Children’s Film Festival” Block.

A huge thank to ToonBoom for providing the software to make this animated short possible.

More details coming soon!



The Audition Nominated as Semi-Finalist for London International Motion Picture Awards.

Great News!

The Audition – Animated Short has been officially nominated as a Semi-Finalist for “Best United States Fiction Short Film” for the London International Motion Picture Awards – LIMPA

For those of you that you that live across the pond or traveling to London, The Audition will be showing at LIMPA in London England, May 24th – 25th.
A huge thank you to LIMPA for featuring The Audition.

Also a huge thank you to our amazing voice actress Debi Derryberry for being our main star of the show!

For more information on LIMPA, check them out at:

More details coming soon!

Montrose Camp

Announcing the Montrose Animation Summer Camp

Time for a Great Announcement!

Not only we added the camps page for DaniMation Entertainment, we are having our new location for our animation summer camp for students ages 10-22 on the autism spectrum!

For the first time, we will be holding a summer animation camp in Montrose, Los Angeles, CA!

There’s very limited space available, so DON’T MISS OUT!


DaniMation’s new branch!

While we celebrate DaniMation Entertainment’s 10 year Anniversary, the company has brand NEW endeavor! DaniMation Entertainment is developing its new initiative known as “DaniMation United Kingdom” or “DaniMation UK” based in Devon England, United Kingdom.

This new subsidiary will be run by Joe Westlake (Chief Creative Officer & Co-Founder of Positively Autistic—an autism organization) and Andrew Pearson. We are welcoming them as our international team members of DaniMation Entertainment!

Not only we will have animation production in the UK, but also some great animation industry talent development programs.

More details to come while we continue to update the website! 🙂

Autism Families Night at the Aquarium of the Pacific!

Join Dani Bowman this Sunday night at the Aquarium of the Pacific‘s Autism Families Night from 6pm – 9pm, where she will be doing live animation demonstrations including previews of new and upcoming projects by DaniMation Entertainment.
Admission is $7 per person. Members and children under 3 are FREE.
A HUGE thank you to Toon Boom Animation for providing the software to support DaniMation!

Register for Arts4All Florida Animation Gets Real Summer Camps

For those of you who live in or planning to go to Florida this June, DaniMation Entertainment teams up with Arts4All Florida, teaching animation to students with disabilities including autism at 3 Animation Gets Real Summer camps in Miami Lakes, Culter Bay, and Tampa!

As always, a HUGE thank you to Toon Boom Animation for providing the software to make Animation Gets Real Possible!

For more information and to register online, Click on the links below!