David Stephan

Illustration
www.davidstephan.blogspot.com

Biography

Summary: Experienced story artist, Live Action, CG/live-action Hybrids, Feature Anination: Trained in Photoshop, Corel Paint, Storyboard Pro, Sketchbook Pro and Sketchup.

CURRENT

Train 8 (Present)— Writer/Director. Pre- Producition.

The Catapillar— 2019 (Present) – StoryArtist – Pre Production – Dir. Gillian Greene

Spongebob 3 – 2016 - StoryArtist (Planning live-action sequences) Paramount Studio – Dir. Paul Tibbets

Tell The Wolves I’m Home – (Present) 2016 –Storyartist Vizdev.

CAA Production -Dir. Gillian Greene

Liberty Man – (Present) 2016—Storyartist—Preproduction

Zanuck Independent—Dir. Eric Howell

Alvin And The Chipmunks -The Road Chip—2015 -Storyartist Live Action Sequences. 20Th Century Fox. Dir. Walt Becker

Voice From The Stone– 2015 – Storyartist

Zanuck Independent—Dir. Eric Howell

Phil– 2015 – Storyartist –

Bron Studios Production—Dir. Greg Kinnear

Mad Dancers & Go Viral (TV Show) - 2014- Visual Dev.

Ryan Seacrest Productions—Producer: Berne Productions

Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters—2013—Storyartist, 20th Century Fox , Dir. Thor Freudenthal

Hop—2011—Storyartist— Live Action

Illumination/Universal—Dir. Tim Hill

Alvin & The Chipmunks—2009—  StoryArtist – Live Action

20th Century Fox—Dir. Tim Hill

Spiderman—2002—Supervising StoryArtist  & 2nd Unit Director 

Sony Picture—Dir. Sam Raimi   

The Gift—2000—StoryArtist  

Paramount Classics—Dir. Sam Raimi

The Legend Of Bagger Vance—1999—Supervising StoryArtist

Dreamworks—Dir. Robert Redford

Stuart Little—1999—StoryArtist

Sony Pictures—Dir. Rob Minkoff

For Love Of The Game–1999—Supervising StoryArtist, 2NDUnitDir

Universal Pictures —Dir. Sam Raimi

A Simple Plan— 1999 —Supervising StoryArtist & 2nd Unit Director

Paramount Pictures—Dir. Sam Raimi

Jack Frost—1998—  Head of Story —Visual Development Preproduction

Warner Bros—Dir. Sam Raimi

TELEVISION CREDITS:

Lions Guard, Sophia, Mickeys Speed Racer—Disney Television Animation-—(2016- Present) StoryArtist

Spongebob 3 Feature (2016)—StoryArtist

Paramount Studios —Dir. Paul Tibbets

Butterbeans Café (2016)—TV StoryArtist

BrownBag Prod.— Nickelodeon —Dir. Richard Keane

ABC Mouse—Grand Canyon (Educational) — 2016—   StoryArtist

ABC Mouse Productions—Dir. David Block

Lego’s Jurassic World  (DVD) —2016—StoryArtist

Pure Imagination Studio     Dir. Michael Black

Happy Wheels—(Internet)— 2015-16—  StoryArtist

Pure Imagination Studio—Dir. Steve Tavernia

Stinky & Dirty Show (TV season 2)—2015— Storyboard Artist

BrownBag Studio – Amazon Prod.     Dir. David Lloyd

Blazing Samurai (Feature)—2015-—Storyboard Artist

MassAnimation Productions     Dir. Chris Bailey

Alvin And The Chipmunks—Road Chip—2015—StoryArtist

20th Century Fox—Dir. Walt Becker

Octonauts—(TV Season 2) 2014—StoryArtist

BrownBag Studio—Nickelodeon—Dir. Marten JonMark

The Tales Of Peter Rabbit (TV Season 1,2,3) 2013-14 StoryArtist

BrownBag Studio— Nickelodeon—Dir. TJ House

Lego— Star Wars (DVD)—2012—Storyboard Artist

Threshold Productions—Dir. Guy Vasilovich

Axe Cop/Highschool Usa/Golan (TV series)—2013-14—Storyboard/ Director

Fox Latenight Adhd – Good Friends Prod.—Nick Weidenfeld

Hop— (Feature)—2010—Storyboard Artist

20th Century Fox—Dir. Tim Hill

20th Century Fox—Dir. Tim Hill

Sheen— (TV Season 1) 2009—StoryArtist

Omation Studio’s—Nickelodeon—Dir. Mike Gasaway 

PUBLISHED WORK

Illustrator- Children’s Book—Major Bob And The Beasts From Beyond The Moon  Writer/Illustrator  (2010)

TRAIN 8— Graphic Comics—3 Issue Series

Director of Development—1994 -1998—Warner Bros Feature Animation 

Developed scripts and visuals for story presentation and pitches. Responsibilities included supervising story, writing and directing. 

DISNEY CHARACTER ANIMATOR – 1981-1994

Character Animator—Walt Disney Feature Animation   

Lion King—Animator— Birds & Hyena's

Aladdin—Animator— Aladdin

Beauty And The Beast—Animator—Lumiere

The Little Mermaid—Supervising—Scuttle 

PROFESSIONAL  MEMBERSHIPS:

Art Directors Guild (ADG)                

Directors Guild of America  (DGA)

Academy of Motion and Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)

Animation Guild

EDUCATION

Sheridan College School Of Arts – Toronto, Canada

Major: Classical Animation/Film/Design

Classes

  • Storyboarding for Animation
  • Storyboarding 2