Animator, Writer and Director, David Feiss (Cow and Chicken, I am Weasel, The Ren and Stimpy Show) is giving a half-day Masterclass in Dublin, on Tuesday 24th July, hosted by Animation Skillnet with support from Screen Training Ireland!
David's resume boasts a plethora of iconic animation industry properties! Having joined Hanna-Barbera around 1978 while still a teenager and worked on many series including the 1980s revival of The Jetsons. He was also a key animator on The Jetsons movie. In the 1990s he co-animated the Ren and Stimpy pilot “Big House Blues” for Nickelodeon, and was an animation director on The Ren & Stimpy Show during its first season.
He also served as a supervising producer and storyboard artist for Alvin and the Chimpunks in the late 1980s during the DIC Entertainment era with Don Spencer. David created the Cartoon Network original series, Cow and Chicken and its spin-off, I Am Weasel and in both series, directed every episode and also worked as a writer on some episodes.
The half-day masterclass will cover:
- Storyboarding for Features and Television: David will show his process of breaking down a script, thumbnailing a sequence, and boarding.
- The Writing and Design process: David will present episodes of Cow and Chicken and I am Weasel, and discuss the writing and design process that was involved in developing these hit TV series.
- Developing and Selling an Idea: David will discuss the process of developing, selling an idea to a network, and producing a show.
The Masterclass will take place in Bow Street, Smithfield on Tuesday 24th July from 1pm – 5:30pm.
For more information on upcoming animation courses check out Animation Skillnet!