Matt Danner is a former storyboard artist for Gravity Falls.
Danner began his career while he was still in high school, working for John Kricfalusi. In 2004 he was nominated for an Annie Award for Outstanding Character Design in an Animated Television Production for his work in Xioalin Showdown. In 2006 he was nominated a shared Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program for Coconut Fred's Fruit Salad Island.
 He and Tony Millionaire are co-authors of the book Sock Monkey: Into the Deep Woods, an illustrated story based off of Millionaire's comic Sock Monkey. The two have teamed up again to develop the book into a movie.