Noella B David was born in Paris in 1986 and raised near Geneva, Switzerland. She lived in Tokyo for a year in the renown language school of Naganuma. Fluent in French, English, Italian and Japanese, makes her a diverse world citizen. She came to New York City to complete her bachelor in fine art at PARSONS in 2006 and has been living in the Big Apple ever since. She is an accomplished and dedicated traditional animator. She was Lead animator on the independent film “Everyday Sunshine”; a documentary about the rock band Fishbone and more recently “Riot on the Dance Floor”. She participated to the award winning short film of Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata entitled “Something Left, Something Taken”. Hardly out of college, her first short film “Faceless Neil in The Face Shop” won awards of excellence for best animation. Her short was screened in many renowned festivals such as Big Apple Film Festival in New York and International Film Festival in Vancouver and The Short Corner of the famous Festival the Cannes edition. Her project “Faceless Neil” was labeled as most marketable project at Film Com, Nashville in 2011. She worked with the award winning director Signe Baumane on her feature film “Rocks in my Pockets”. Her latest short film “Out of the Darkness” won several awards for best animation including the La Femme Film Festival in 2014, Best Short Film award was selected in Barbara International Film Festival among others in 2015.
She’s at the best level of very specific skills that are required for traditional animation, which is not only a profession but a craftsmanship. She lives to make films, bringing back the old fashion quality that makes them so unique and beautiful.
Noella is currently a Freelancer and Director specialized in traditional animation for Viacom in NYC. She is also working on her own project in the aim to make an animated stop motion feature film.