ENGLISH ADAPTATIONS FOR STUDIO GHIBLI, GREAT SUCCESS
Recent Studio Ghibli adaptation work:
‘Only Yesterday’ is now 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, since English Adaptation release.
‘Ronja the Robber’s Daughter’ won the International Emmy for best animated series.
‘When Marnie Was There’, nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Feature.
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Mary and the witchs flower
Studio Ponoc's first film, 'Mary and the Witch's Flower' has been picked up by Gkids for USA release this winter.
English adaptation by me. Nominated for the 45th Annies: Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Animated family film, ‘Spiked’, moves into production for delivery 2020.
‘Unstable’ has moved into finance.
Co-written with Gareth Edwards,
and set to be co-directed with Jeff “Swampy” Marsh.
For nearly two decades David has provided writing, direction, and producing services for animation studios around the globe. He's won and helped others win multiple awards. Emmy and Bafta wins. Oscar nominations.
As a script doctor and 'fixer', David helps save time, money and hassle. From a dialogue polish, to page-one rewrites, to sourcing talent and running production. Each job is different.
Basically, David enjoys problem solving. Even his adaptation work is like some strange verbal sudoku puzzle.
In his spare time David enjoys writing his bio in the third person, and composing catchy theme tunes, such as PJ Masks!