Kem Weber: Mid-Century Furniture Designs for the Disney Studios will include an overview of Art Deco, Zig Zag, and Streamline Modern that contributed to the Mid-Century modern look. Dave Bossert will cover Kem Weber’s background, and how he was hired by Disney to design the Burbank studio plant including his design philosophy during that period. The presentation is 45 minutes, followed by a book signing, and Q & A session.
July 28, 2019
11 am - 1 pm
847 Hollywood Way, Suite100
Burbank, CA 91505
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DAVID A. BOSSERT is an artist, filmmaker and author. He received a B.F.A. in Animation from the CalArts School of Film/Video. Dave currently serves as the Producer, Creative Director & Head of Classic Projects at Walt Disney Animation Studios and is overseeing numerous projects for various divisions across The Walt Disney Company globally.
Mr. Bossert has contributed his talents to such films as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Lion King, Pocahontas, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Fantasia 2000 among many others and the Academy Award © nominated shorts Runaway Brain, Lorenzo, and Disney/Dali short film Destino. See a full list of his credits at IMDb.
Bossert is an award winning Producer and Director. His documentary The Tunes Behind the Toons has won best short documentary awards at numerous film festivals and has been a special selection at many others. He is the producer and director of the award winning Pumbaa & Timon Safety Smart: Wild About Safety DVD series for Disney Educational Productions and Under Writers Laboratories.
Dave works in a variety of animation techniques including 2D, 3D, & Live Action combinations; Stereoscopic & specialty projection formats. He has been the creative director & producer for animation media on many Theme Park attractions, projection shows and other specialty projects.
Dave also serves as the Artistic Supervisor for the Disney Restoration Team and has overseen restoration on the latest restored features Bambi, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty, Fantasia, Snow White, Pinocchio, Jungle Book & many others.
Bossert co-authored the Disney Animated iPad App, which was named iPad App of 2013 by Apple and won a prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award. He has written the books, Remembering Roy E. Disney; Memories and Photos of a Storied Life; An Animator's Gallery: Eric Goldberg Draws the Disney Characters, and Dali & Disney: Destino which can be ordered at fine bookstores or on Amazon.com.
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