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David de Rooij Freelance Animator

David de Rooij Freelance Animator

David de Rooij received his degree in animation at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. With his classmate Jelle Brunt he made a graduation animation called “Slim Pickings Fat Chances”. This film, a tribute to classic cartoons, was shown at more than 20 filmfestivals around the world and even won a few prizes.

David worked as an intern at Anikey Studio’s in The Hague. There, he worked on the short films “Paul and the Dragon” and “Little Quentin”. After his internship the studio hired him to do an animation for Bolton Building Company and to do storyboards, background layouts and animation on their animated feature film “Triple Trouble”.

As a freelance animator David made informative animations for several companies (Visa Card, T- Mobile) and worked as a clean-up artist on John Kricfalusi’s “George Liquor Program”. In December of 2012, he made a Christmas Special animation for Stan Lee’s YouTube-channel. David has also been a comic and caricature artist for many years.