Dave Vallone

Cinematics Animation Supervisor

Dave Vallone has been a professional animator since 1996 and is currently a cinematics animation supervisor at ArenaNet, known for the Guild Wars, an online role-playing video game series. He has experience in many different industries as a VFX animator, a 3D character animator, and a video game animator. Dave has previously worked at a variety of studios including Sony Pictures Imageworks, Walt Disney Animation Studios, LucasArts, and Reel FX. He has wanted to be an animator as long as he can remember and is very thankful that he gets to animate every day. Dave currently teaches Animation Basics and Body Mechanics at Animation Mentor.

Dave’s Credits

Ugly Dolls

Rock Dog

The Book of Life

James and the Giant Peach


  • Ugly Dolls
  • Rock Dog
  • The Book of Life
  • Free Birds
  • James and the Giant Peach
  • Stuart Little 2
  • Stuart Little
  • Contact
  • Anaconda
  • Hollow Man
  • Ice Age
  • Open Season 3
  • Open Season 2

Short Films

  • Son of Jaguar
  • Best Friends: Visit Minutia
  • Best Friends: Boot Camp
  • The Chubbchubbs!
  • In the Rough
  • A Gentlemen’s Duel
  • Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five

Television / Video

  • Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas
  • Princess


  • Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning
  • Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
  • Shadow the Hedgehog
  • Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter
  • The Punisher
  • Mortimer and the Riddles of the Medallion
  • Full Throttle
  • Star Wars: Dark Forces
  • Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Courses Taught By Dave

Courses may vary from term to term.


12-Week Course

Begin your character animation journey and master the basics.

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12-Week Course

Learn to animate realistic bipedal movement.

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