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Faculty Profiles


David Quesnelle

Faculty, Bachelor of Animation


Contact Info: Ext. 2590

David Quesnelle (aka DQ) has been a Professor at Sheridan since 2000. He is a graduate of Sheridan’s classical animation program.

David has worked for Nelvana on productions such as Ewoks, Carebears 2, Carebear series, My Pet Monster, Babar, Beetlejuice, and Dog City. He has worked for Sullivan Bluth Studios in Ireland on All Dogs go to Heaven and Land Before Time. He also produced, created, and directed on computer games such as BrainDead 13 for Readysoft gaming studios.

David has been a Senior Animator for Walt Disney Animation Canada. There, he worked on productions of Beauty and the Beast Belle’s Enchanted Christmas, Little Mermaid II, Pocahontas 2: Journey to the New World and the feature Peter Pan II: Return to Neverland, Mickey’s Christmas Special and sequences on Disney’s Mouse Works show, amongst many more.

As a Professor in the Animation program, David is an animation content expert and curriculum developer. He has taught and mentored in China, consults and volunteers at high schools and in artist communities.