Dave Brain

Dave Brain jumped into the animation business in the 1960s, when most of the enchilada was split between the animation department at Walt Disney Productions and Hanna-Barbera …

Dave started his career at the House of Mouse, and interacted with Walt on two occasions. The first was on the front lawn of the Animation Building, and the second was getting encouragement on an outside film Dave and some of his compatriots were making.

One of the memorable parts of Dave’s career was being among the first employees at Disney Television Animation …

Dave remembers those first Disney TVA years as hectic but enjoyable. A new division was being built from scratch, and Dave found himself working as a supervisor on a number of Diz TVA shows, including Duck Tales, The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, and Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers, among others.

Now retired from the business, Mr. Brain today teaches college.

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