President & Creative Director: Dana Atchley Productions
Founder & Director: Digital Storytelling Festival
Digital Storyteller
and Creator of Next Exit
Advisory Board Member: MediaLinx h@bitat at Canadian Film Center
and the Center for Digital Storytelling
Dana Atchley Productions, Inc. provides consulting and production services to senior level executives and location based entertainment venues by applying the emotionally rich techniques of digital storytelling called "emotional brand building"

Atchley's clients include: The Coca-Cola Company, Hallmark Cards, Leo Burnett, PricewaterhouseCoopers, EDS, AT Kearney, The Institute for the Future, Apple Computer, Adobe Systems, Pinnacle Systems, Broderbund Software, Intel, Silicon Graphics and Simon & Schuster.

Dana Atchley's Next Exit appears at industry and entertainment venues throughout the world and is acknowledged as the premiere example of digital storytelling.

1980 to 1990 San Francisco, CA Director, Network TV
Video Production, Archives, Program Packaging and Distribution

Atchley acted as producer and camera on:
150 Video Postcards: International Syndication on PM Magazine,
French and Soviet Television and the Travel Channel
240 segments across America for nationally syndicated show:
What's Hot? What's Not!
Two dozen feature segments for Showtime's What's Up America?
Segments for Hour Magazine, Entertainment Tonight, Nickelodeon,
Best of the Worst, Wilton North Report, The 90's and Ripley's.
Cross country promotional tours for Showtime (Search for the
Funniest Person in America) and Tribune's Inday Package.
French Television: West Coast News Producer
Corporate Television: Apple, Banana Republic, IBM, Clorox
Home Video: Talking Baseball and Video Boardsailing Clinics
Award winning artist's videotapes

1971 to 1981 On the Road Ace Space Company
Multimedia Performer, Satellite Television, Artist-in-Residence
RoadShow: Live multimedia performance based on a half million miles of travel throughout America. RoadShow appeared at hundreds of colleges, clubs and galleries throughout North America.
CoFounder: Crested Butte Cable Television Company. Installed one of the first Earth Station satellite receivers.
Artist in Residence: More than fifty colleges and schools under programs sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts

1969 to 1971 Victoria, BC
Assistant. Professor: University of Victoria, Visual arts
Publisher: Space Atlas and Notebook One, seminal projects in the so called "Correspondence Art" Movement

1966 to 1969 Baltimore, MD
Instructor: Maryland Institute of Art: Graphic Design & Multimedia
Visual Artist: Prints, Drawings and Visual Poetry included in more than fifty international exhibitions and collections including the NY Museum of Modern Art.
Designer: Graphic Design Projects for the National Park Service, Doubleday and Grossman Publishers

1965 to 1966 England, Belgium, Spain
Producer: Documentary Film: The Making of a Renaissance Book filmed at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp. Worked abroad under the auspices of three post graduate fellowships

1959 to 1965 Hanover, NH & New Haven, CT
Yale University: Graduate School of Graphic Design, BFA, MFA, 1965, Studied under Walker Evans, Paul Rand & Dieter Roth
Dartmouth College: Senior Fellow, BA,1963 with Distinction
Instructor: Marlboro College: Printmaking & Calligraphy
Creator: ABC Design and portfolio of prints, Wittenborn & Co., NYC
Publisher: Small Books and broadsides under the imprint of Stygian Press

Atchley has received more than a dozen fellowships and grants including the National Endowment for the Arts, the Canada Council and the Western States Arts Foundation. His artist's videotapes have been award winners at a number of international festivals including: the Tokyo Video Festival and the Ithaca, Athens, Aspen, Mill Valley and San Francisco Video Festivals. He is an Apple Master and was named a Top 100 Producer of 1998 by AV Multimedia Producer magzine.
Atchley's work has been included and discussed in many publications including: Fast Company, AV Multimedia Producer, Design Graphics, The SF Examiner, Rolling Stone, USA Today, TV Guide, Art in America, Popular Photography and Variety. His work as an artist/producer has been featured on PBS, Soviet Television, Group W's PM Magazine and on Media TV.