David Steinberg has been named Senior Vice President, Production, for Nickelodeon Animation Studios.
Burbank, CA --
David Steinberg has been named Senior Vice President, Production, for Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Steinberg will oversee all animation and digital efforts, as well as operations.
“David has been a powerhouse in the family entertainment business for more than 30 years with a diverse background and a solid reputation of producing visually complex and exciting animation,” said Alison Dexter, Executive VP, Production for the Nickelodeon Group, to whom he will report. “In his new role, he will lead the way for Nickelodeon, pushing the envelope to create break through models for content to serve all of our screens.”
Steinberg most recently was head of the studio at Starz Animation in Toronto, where the company won praise for its artistic efforts and uses of technology, most notable on the features Gnomeo and Juliet and 9.
Prior to Starz, he worked at Walt Disney Feature Animation from 1996 to 2006. He also worked with Turner Feature Animation and Sullivan Bluth Studios.
Steinberg is also the author of 15 children’s books published by Penguin Young Readers. He has also served as a creative producer and consultant for PadWorx Digital, which creates apps for the iPad.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.