Dave Scanlon


Dave Scanlon is an award-winning director based in the UK, working across 2D and 3D animation, stop motion and live action. Dave meticulously fuses directing live action with CGI, while championing narrative and excellent comic timing.

He has directed adverts for Coke, Nike and Cadbury’s amongst others, and is best known for his long-term collaboration with Compare the Market, for which he has directed tens of ads, everywhere from Miami to South Africa, Spain and Bulgaria. Outside the commercial sphere, Dave has worked on a number of animated features and shorts, including the children’s TV series ‘Timmy Time’ which landed him two BAFTAs.