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David How

David How

Faculty, Media Fundamentals


Contact Info: Ext. 8728

David How immigrated to Canada in 1957, and in 1967 he studied Film and Design at the Guildford School of Art, Surrey. While still a student, he worked on the Beatles Yellow Submarine. Returning to Canada to attend Sheridan College’s design and Animation program, David was in the first graduating class in 1969. After completing a postgraduate year in 1970, as an Animation Specialist, he worked as an animator on Sesame Street and dozens of commercials and productions.

In 1982, as Creative Director at Omnibus Computer Animation (Toronto, N.Y. and L.A.), David worked on Search for Spock with Leonard Nimoy and a wide variety of commercials, network I.D. and international projects. For 25 years, David operated his studio, where he won directing awards with the Art Directors Club of Toronto as well as a Gold Telly award in the US. He worked in the live and animation industry until 1996, when he became a professor at Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario. David has consulted with leading games and production companies in Boston and run international classes in film production in Canada and abroad.