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Eat your Lunch
Writer/producer, Founder & Creative Director
Dave is a writer and producer with a weirdo POV and an eye towards characters and licensing. He’s currently helping take the hit Chinese series “Two Two’s Big Dream” to a global audience as the series’ head writer. Dave is co-author of the preschool e-book “Is That A Fairy?” with Vancouver’s Storypanda, and creator and producer of music education series “Sound Control.”
Former Creative Director of Digital Media for Sesame Workshop and founder of one of the world’s first digital media agencies, Dave went on to develop Playhouse Disney’s live-action series “Imagination Movers” (airing in more than 55 countries in 12 languages), as well as work for Disney Jr.’s “The 7D,” Temple Street Productions’ “The Next Step,” marblemedia’s “Splatalot!,” and other projects for Cartoon Saloon, FremantleMedia, American Greetings Properties, Nerd Corps, Spin Master, Nicktoons, Disney XD and Cartoon Network.
Dave is a frequent speaker and delegate at industry events including The Childrens Media Conference, Kidscreen Summit, Kidscreen East, Ottawa International Animation Festival and inPLAY.
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