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David Nessl is a graduate student in the John C. Hench Division of Animation and Digital Arts at the University of Southern California. His background is in fine arts painting, comic strips for weekly publication and live action filmmaking. He has been creating animation for over five years and loves to produce absurd comedies that utilize cutting edge 2D and 3D animation techniques. In 2016, David was a semi-finalist in the Adobe Design Achievement Awards for his experimental animation Richard Simmons on Drugs. His animated short, For Educational Purposes Only, played in First Frame 2017 at the Director’s Guild of America, Los Angeles. He was the recipient of a special projects grant through the Jaunt Cinematic Virtual Reality Lab at the University of Southern California to write and direct a short virtual reality narrative that drives innovation in immersive filmmaking. His films work to challenge societal normality in an effort to support freedom of expression and liberation through filmmaking. David loves animated television and hopes to produce animated series for TV in the coming years.

 

 

 

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