David Schwartz has been in the animation industry since 1988. He has worked primarily as a director and storyboard artist at all the major studios including The Walt Disney Studios, Warner Brothers, Starz, Imagi and the Cartoon Network. His credits include shows like Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers , Tailspin, Darkwing Duck, Tiny Toons, Pinky and the Brain, the Simpsons, Rugrats,Robot Chicken, Xmen, Spiderman,Batman:Brave and the Bold and Scooby Doo:Mystery Incorporated..David was also the storyboard supervisor for TMNT,the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and CatTail for Imagi Studios.
David has directed multiple episodes of Jumanji, the animated series, Captain Simian and the Space Monkeys, The Blues Brothers, The Wacky World of Tex Avery. two direct to dvd Bratz movies and Channel Umptee-Three. David's other positions in animation has included Development Art Director for Walt Disney TV Animation, character designer, background designer and development artist at DIC Entertainment and comedy writer,director and storyboard artist for Bonkers:the series, at Walt Disney TV Animation and Johnny Bravo at the Cartoon Network. He was a primary character designer for the Disney show, Gargoyles, the creator of the Disney animated TV series, The Mighty Ducks,and co-writer, character designer and background designer for Bratz projects.
In addition to animation, David’s skills extend to being a magazine illustrator and comic book writer, artist and letterer at DC, Marvel, Disney, Dark Horse and Now Comics.
David has also worked as an art director for television news programming, on-air talent on radio and television, a college professor of animation and as a set and film designer and joke writer for Bette Midler's Las Vegas show at Caesar's Palace.
David currently divides his time between drawing animation storyboards, preparing his first illustrated holiday book, “The Fight Before Christmas” to be published in 2014, having a short story published in the anthology,”Something Strange Is Going On! New Tales from the Fletcher Hanks Universe” and writing his first mystery novel, “Chagrin Falls”.