A DreamWorks Animation veteran, David Soren recently completed writing/directing duties on Merry Madagascar
, the first animated holiday television special starring the beloved quartet of Central Park Zoo animals from Madagascar
and Madagascar: Escape to Africa
. Prior to that, he served as the head of story on the hit animated comedy Shark Tale
. Soren also lent his vocal talent to the film as the unforgettable shrimp.
Soren joined DreamWorks after graduating from Sheridan College, located near his hometown of Toronto. He has since worked as a story artist on Over the Hedge
, Chicken Run
. He previously worked as an animator and storyboard artist at Nelvana in Toronto.
Soren's short film Mr. Lucky
, which was his final student project at Sheridan College, received accolades from various awards and film festival competitions. Most notably, it was accepted into competition for the 1997 Academy Awards®.