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David is a director of the Brighton-based studio Cutlass Productions which is developing a self-funded animation mini-series ‘Jungle Jobs’ using a blend of SEIS investment, Creative Skillset Trainee Finder Funding and UK Animation Tax Breaks.
In the past David has produced animation for the cult brand Modern Toss commissioned by C4, which won a RTS Award for Best Online Video.
Other animation projects include a mini-series ‘Yes Ma’am’ for Yahoo!, a BBC Comedy Multiplatform series and winning a development contract with Microsoft MSN at the 360 Content Competition at MIP.
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