Dave Spafford is known for his work on (500) Days of Summer (2009), The Little Mermaid (1989) and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). See full bio »

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Known For

(500) Days of Summer
(500) Days of Summer Animation Department
The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid Animation Department
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Animation Department
Space Jam
Space Jam Animation Department


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 2010 The Officer's Wife (Documentary) (animator)
 2009 (500) Days of Summer (animator: 2D bird)
 2007 Are We Done Yet? (animator)
 2006 The Pink Panther (animator: Kurtz & Friends)
 2005 Sueño (animator: main title, Spaff Animation)
 2004 House of D (animator: Spaff Animation)
 2004 The Lion King 1 1/2 (Video) (animator - uncredited)
 2003 The Jungle Book 2 (additional animation production: Spaff Animation)
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series) (animation director - 2 episodes)
- Can We Do This? (1998) ... (animation director: Woody Woodpecker)
- Apollo One (1998) ... (animation director: Woody Woodpecker)
 1996 Space Jam (supervising animator)
 1995 Four Rooms (animator)
 1993 1993 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (animator)
 1991 Dragon's Lair II: Timewarp (Video Game) (animator)
 1991 Michael & Mickey (animator)
 1991 The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (animator - uncredited)
 1989 The Little Mermaid (character animator)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (animator)
 1986 An American Tail (animator)
 1984 The Mighty Orbots (TV Series) (key animator - 13 episodes)
- The Invasion of the Shadow Star (1984) ... (key animator)
- Operation Eclipse (1984) ... (key animator)
- A Tale of Two Thieves (1984) ... (key animator)
- The Cosmic Circus (1984) ... (key animator)
- Leviathan (1984) ... (key animator)
 1983 Space Ace (Video Game) (animator)
 1983 Dragon's Lair (Video Game) (animator)
 1982 The Secret of NIMH (animator)
 1980 Xanadu (assistant animator: animation sequence unit)
 1979 Banjo the Woodpile Cat (TV Short) (assistant animator)
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David Spafford

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