Dan Trachtenberg is an American filmmaker and podcast host. He directed the 2016 film 10 Cloverfield Lane . Trachtenberg was one of three hosts of the Totally Rad Show and a co-host of Geekdrome . Both programs were hosted at Revision3 . Trachtenberg is also the director of the 2011 short film Portal: No Escape , an episode of Black Mirror entitled ” Playtest” and the director of various commercial television and public service announcements.
Trachtenberg has directed commercials for Lexus , Nike , and Coca-Cola . In 2003, he directed the short film Kickin ‘ . In April, 2008, he joined Tight Films,  for which he collaborated with Matt Wolf on an alternate reality game for Hellboy II: The Golden Army .
He directed the internet show, Ctrl + Alt + Chicken .
In March 2011, Trachtenberg released a short film for BlackBoxTV titled More Than You Can Chew , starring J. Kristopher, Skye Marshall and Ian Hamrick. Trachtenberg co-wrote the story with Mark D. Walker.
On August 23, 2011, Trachtenberg released the short film Portal: No Escape ,  based on the video game Portal , which garnered over seventeen million views. 
On October 13, 2011, / Film announced that Trachtenberg would be directing a science fiction action heist film for Universal Pictures with Writer Chris Morgan . 
In January 2013, iFanboy broke the news that Trachtenberg would direct the film adaptation of Y: The Last Man .  However, on September 25, 2014, / Film announced that the film had been canceled. 
On April 3, 2014, Is not It Cool News announced that Trachtenberg would direct a film for Bad Robot Productions titled Valencia , which was later revealed for 10 Cloverfield Lane .  On January 15, 2016, the trailer for 10 Cloverfield Lane was released. Producer JJ Abrams, about the film, “The idea came up a long time ago during production, we wanted to make a relative blood of Cloverfield . . ” 
|2011||Portal: No Escape||No.||Yes||No.||Short film|
|2012||More Than You Can Chew||Yes||Yes||No.||Short film|
|2016||10 Cloverfield Lane||No.||Yes||No.||Feature film|
|Black Mirror||No.||Yes||No.||Episode: ” Playtest “|
|TBA||Untitled Harry Houdini film||No.||Yes||No.||Feature film |
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- Jump up^ Hart, Hugh (10 January 2013). “Portal: No Escape Director Snags Y: The Last Man Movie”. Wired. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
- Jump up^ “Portal: No Escape Helmer Dan Trachtenberg To Direct Sci-fi Heist Movie ‘Crime of the Century’ For Universal”. /Film. Retrieved 7 February2016.
- Jump up^ “Breaking: Dan Trachtenberg To Direct Y: The Last Man ” . IFanboy . January 9, 2013 . Retrieved January 10, 2013 .
- Jump up^ “The Last Man Movie Is Dead Again, Dan Trachtenberg Talks About the Adaptation” . / Film . September 25, 2014 . Retrieved September 25,2014 .
- Jump up^ “Dan Trachtenberg will not be making his debut with Y: The Last Manand will instead direct Valencia for Bad Robot!” . Is not It Cool News . April 3, 2014 . Retrieved September 15, 2014 .
- Jump up^ Chitwood, Adam (January 14, 2016). ” 10 Cloverfield Lane Is the Title of JJ Abrams’ Secret Bad Robot Movie” . Collider.com . Retrieved January 14, 2016 .
- Jump up^ Sciretta, Peter (January 14, 2016). “Bad Robot’s 10 Cloverfield LaneTrailer: Is This Cloverfield 2 ?” . / Film . Retrieved January 14, 2016 .
- Jump up^ Fleming Jr., Mike. “Daniel Trachtenberg In Talks For Lionsgate’s Houdini Film” . Deadline.com . Retrieved 29 November 2016 .