DAVID A. BOSSERT received a B.F.A. in Animation from the CalArts School of Film/Video in Valencia, CA. He currently serves as the Producer, Creative Director & Head of Special Projects at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
Mr. Bossert has contributed his talents as a visual effects animator to such films as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Lion King, Pocahontas, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas, Hercules, and many others. On the Academy Award-nominated shorts Runaway Brain & Lorenzo, as well as the feature film Fantasia 2000 he served as the Artistic Coordinator and Visual Effects Supervisor. Dave served as Associate Producer on the award winning & Academy Award-nominated Disney/Dali short film Destino.
Dave is an award winning Producer and Director. He co-directed the short film One by One. Dave has also directed numerous other projects including The Cat That Looked at a King; Winnie the Pooh Learning Adventure educational films and has produced and directed the multiple award winning Pumbaa and Timon Safety Smart DVD series for Disney Educational Productions and the Underwriters Laboratories.
Bossert also serves as the Artistic Supervisor for the Disney Restoration Team and has overseen restoration on many of the Disney animated shorts and the latest restored features Bambi, Cinderella, Lady and the Tramp, The Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty, Fantasia, Snow White, Pinocchio, and many others.
In his role as Producer, Creative Director and Head of Special Projects at Walt Disney Animation Studios he is currently overseeing numerous other projects for various divisions across The Walt Disney Company globally.