Chad Van De Keere: Crafting Stories for Film and Television

Director • Creator • Writer • Producer • Consulting

Chad Van De Keere

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boasts an impressive portfolio that includes renowned projects such as "Madagascar: A Little Wild," "Beauty and the Beast, the Enchanted Christmas," and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Starting as a Layout artist at Delaney and Friends, he specialized in hand-drawn special effects at Walt Disney before leading a 70-artist team at Bardel Entertainment for DreamWorks studios. He revolutionized the animation industry's editing process and established an animation studio with the largest Harmony team in North America. His leadership and storytelling skills have earned him success as a developer, showrunner, writer, and director for top film and network productions, collaborating with leading companies such as Rovio, DreamWorks SKG, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Mattel, and Walt Disney. He has actively received recognition for his achievements, including three nominations for the Leo Awards, one nomination for the Children's & Family Emmy Award, and two Kidscreen Awards, highlighting his dedication and excellence in the industry. He possesses a comprehensive understanding of the creative process and actively trains junior crews to achieve senior results, making him a valuable asset to any production team.