DIRECTOR - DAVID WACHS


Director and writer of comedy, drama, documentary, children’s TV,
music videos, and commercials for over 25 years. 
 
Formerly from New York City and Los Angeles, David has lived and
worked in the London area for 20 years.

HIGHLIGHTS:
2014
– Nickelodeon/Aardman – “Digby” - Sally Hunter/Blue Zoo animation series – Consultant
2014 – “Mo Bourner’s Rap Against Racism” - documentary (in production)
2012 - 2014 – SES (satellite company) - director/producer marketing videos
2011 - Nickelodeon – WE’RE PUPPETEERS! CHRISTMAST SPECIAL for Nick Jr. in conjunction with The Little Angel Puppet Theatre – Airing December 2011
2011 – Disney Jr. – MEET THE GRANDPARENTS & RAPARHYMZ – PILOTS - Short-form Children’s TV
2011 – Nickelodeon – WE’RE PUPPETEERS! - Short-form Children’s TV Series for Nick Jr. in conjunction with The Little Angel Puppet Theatre – Commenced June 2011
2011 – Best Children’s Show - Scottish Children’s BAFTA & Irish TV/Film Academy Awards –
BIG CITY PARK (CBeebies/BBC Scotland) – Insert Director – 26 x 2 min.
2010 – Children's BAFTA Nomination for Nick Jr. "It's A New Day" - Creator/Director/Producer/Writer
2010 – CBeebies – Sole Insert Director – “Big City Park” (26 films)
2010 – "Holes In My Shoes” - Director/Producer – Airing prime time on PBS in the USA - Award-winning feature documentary (90 min.)
2009
– Multimedia Producer/Consultant – THE CLIMATE CHANGE TASK FORCE, including THE NOBEL PEACE LAUREATES and GREEN CROSS (President Mikhail Gorbachev’s organisation focused on the environment and conflict resolution).
2009 - 2010 – Nickelodeon – Creator-Director – “It’s A New Day” interstitial series
2009 – Sega (Frontroom Agency) – Director – “Madworld” - Making-of & Bloopers videos
2009 - Director - Music Video – The Zimmers, “When You’re Smiling”
2008 - Director-Writer – “Mrs. O’Leary” (Comedy – Pilot)
2006 - Director – “Holes In My Shoes” (90 min. feature doc – 3 Awards)
1997-2001 - Director – “Teletubbies” (BBC/Ragdoll  - 40 x Children’s short films)
1995 - Co-Creator/Co-Producer - "Picture Windows" (6-part series for Showtime Cable Network, 'famous paintings come to life', Ex. Prod. by Norman Jewison, winner of 1 Emmy and 2 Cable Ace Awards)
1990 – Director – “A Perfect Match” (Theatre Production – Los Angeles)
1986 - Director-Writer – “The Life of Art” (Pilot for Showtime’s “Picture Windows” – 4 Awards – Aired on Showtime)
1984 - Director-Writer – “Rosey & Jonesy”  (Aired on PBS and HBO – 6 Awards)
1984 - New York University Film School graduate Commercials – Autoglym, A C N, Polylina

On “Holes In My Shoes":
“I loved it... a beautiful love poem to New York and all her indefatigable energy.”
Eben Harrell, Time Magazine

"It’s a winner of a movie, a charming style you chose to tell the story…
it’ll surely be seen by legions - and will be enjoyed."
Dan and Dayna Geller, “Ballet Ruses” Directors