VR/AR Creator & Co-Founder of Tender Claws
Danny Cannizzaro is a coder, animator, interaction designer, and visual artist. With Samantha Gorman he founded the studio Tender Claws (tenderclaws.com). Tender Claws’ first release, PRY, was a hybrid cinema/book app named one of Apple’s Best Apps of 2015 and was a Future of Storytelling Prize finalist. In March 2017, Tender Claws released “Virtual Virtual Reality” (V-VR) with support from Daydream VR. V-VR recently won the Google Play Award for Best VR experience. Danny holds a MFA from UC San Diego in Visual Arts and has worked as an Art Director and Creative Director on Projects for Google, Facebook, and Kanye West.
Tender Claws is a studio founded by Danny Cannizzaro and Samantha Gorman that creates at the intersection of art and technology. We are directors, writers, designers, and coders that blur boundaries of design, publishing, cinema, installation and virtual reality.