Darren and David are a team with substantial digital production, animation, and live-action experience, who posses highly developed capabilities in building successful online digital platforms and creating digital content of the highest quality.
Darren and David’s most recent project, Binge Inferno, a puppet-based ensemble comedy for the web that could be best described as “Arrested Development meets Six Feet Under for an [Adult Swim] audience, with puppets!” The first season of Binge Inferno has attracted funding from ScreenWest, and is currently in pre-production. Visit the Facebook page for more info!
Darren and David’s last project was The Adventures of Chipman and Biscuit Boy, an animated television pilot that was selected from a pool of 4,000 international entries as one of 48 finalists in the 2011 Independent Pilot Competition at the New York Television Festival in Manhattan, USA. It featured the voice talents of Larry Thomas (AKA the “Soup Nazi” from NBC’s Seinfeld).
In December 2012, off the strength of the pilot episode of The Adventures of Chipman & Biscuit Boy, Screen Australia invited Darren and David to attend the Asian Animation Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Asian Animation Summit is a brand-new annual event designed to showcase Asia’s strongest animated projects looking for investors and partners, and to stimulate co-production and co-financing of animation in the region.
Co-writer, Director, Character Design & Animation
Darren has previously worked as an animator on broadcast television programs and music videos in Australia. He has experience in co-ordinating the efforts of background designers, scene planners, animators, directors and post-production technicians for animation production, and has won awards for developing stories and concepts for use in television commercials in Australia.
Darren holds a bachelors degree in Psychology (with First Class Honours) and is currently undertaking Doctoral studies within the field of Counselling Psychology while working as a sessional academic.
Darren’s IMDB profile can be found here.
Co-writer, Producer, Voices & Sound Design
David’s previous project was a live action short film he co-produced entitled ‘Legacy’, which has won numerous awards and screened at various Oscar-accredited international film festivals in the USA, the UK, and Australia.
David holds bachelors degrees in Law & Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Film & TV, is qualified as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and is a senior banking & finance lawyer at a top-tier law firm in Australia.
David’s IMDB profile can be found here.