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Dan Pratezina is a Vancouver-based animator and writer. While most of his work has been with children's television, he has also animated Metroid Prime: Federation Force/Blast Ball and Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. While at Next Level Games, Pratezina says he was "Responsible for working with art direction and gameplay teams to create in game, in engine cinematics, from concept to completion." This occurred for seven months between November 2014 and May 2015. In March 2015, his website featured a message suggesting Next Level Games was working on a title for the Wii U, although this message was quickly removed. What game this was referring to is unknown. 
Pratezina has worked at Rainmaker Entertainment on Spider-Man: The New Animated Series and Hot Wheels World Race, Guru Studio on The Backyardigans, Arc Productions on 9 and Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil, among others. He is currently the senior development/R&D animator at DHX Media.
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- ^ http://nintendoenthusiast.com/blog/author/akia-rahming A.K. Rahming (8). Dan Pratezina of Next Level Games Removes All Mentions of Wii U from His Site (English). Nintendo Enthusiast. Retrieved on 2017-11-22.
- ^ Next Level Games animator suggests the studio is making a Wii U game (English). Nintendo Everything (8). Retrieved on 2017-11-22.