Dave Filoni is a professional and multi-talented director, producer, writer, animator, and animation director. He achieved his success from Avatar: The Last Airbender as an animation director and in the TV series The Mandalorian. He received further success after his work on an animated series called Star Wars, where he worked as a director, executive producer, and animated director and writer.

Quick Info 
Full NameDave Filoni
Date of BirthJune 7, 1974
Birth PlaceMt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, U.S.
OccupationAnimation director, voice actor, writer, television producer, animator
Height5'6"
Weight65 kg
Spouse(s)Anne Convery
ZodiacGemini
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
Net worthUS $4 million

 

What was the childhood of Dave Filoni like?

Filoni was born on 7th June of 1974 in a town called Mt. Lebanon of Pennsylvania. He was born and grew up in a family who were also in the entertainment industry. His father was a fan of classical and opera music, which also impacted his career. Filoni grew up in a wealthy family. His grandfather was a pilot, as well as his uncle. They were the plane specialist and was good at restoring from which Filoni himself also learned a lot as a child. It later helped him in the animation of Star Wars Resistance.

Dave Filoni finished his high schooling at Mt. Lebanon High School in his town. In 1996, he graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

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How Dave started his career?

During his early years, Dave Filoni worked with the Lucasfilm Animation production company. He worked in various animated series production as the assistant director and storyboard artist. His early works are Teamo Supremo, King of the Hill, Kim Possible, and he also worked in the hit animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender in its first season. He worked as a director for the episodes “The Boy in the Iceberg,” “The Avatar Returns,” “Imprisoned,” “The Blue Spirit,” “The Fortuneteller,” and others.

Acting:

Filoni has made his film appearance in an episode called Chapter 6: The Prisoner of the TV series called The Mandalorian, which he directed himself. In the series, he portrayed the character of Trapper Wolf.

Voice acting:

Dave Filoni has shown his voice acting skills in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars for the character droid CH-33P. He then voiced the characters Mandalorian warrior, Stormtroopers, and Rebel Crewman for the third season of the 3D animated series called Star Wars Rebels. He then voiced in Star Wars Resistance for the side character Bo Keevil.

 

Producing and Directing:

Dave Filoni started gaining public attention after his work in the animated series Star Wars. He worked as director and co-wrote the animated film Star Wars: The Clone Wars in 2008. The following year, he worked as a director, executive producer, and writer for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Rebels, and Star Wars Forces of Destiny. In 2018, he worked as an executive producer for the Star Wars Resistance. The series was premiered in 2018 and ended in 2020. Currently, he is working for Star Wars: the Bad Batch as executive producer and is believed to be released in 2021.

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Books

Dave Filoni has shown his art skills from the comics The Clone Wars 1 in 2008. He then continued making cover arts in The Clone Wars 7: In Service of the Republic, Part 1 in 2009. In 2012, he also made cover arts for The Clone Wars: The Sith Hunters. In 2015, he co-wrote the episode called Dark Disciple from the novel The Clone Wars.

 

Awards & nominations

Dave Filoni received his first nomination in 2013 for his work in an animated film called Star Wars: The Clone Wars. He won his first 41st Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program in 2013 and second award in 2014. Star Wars: The Clone Wars earned him 40th and 42nd Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in 2013 and 2015. His work in Star Wars Rebels earned him 69th and 70th Primetime Creative Emmy Awards nomination for Outstanding Children’s Program in 2017 and 2018.

He also earned the 71st and 72nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards nomination in 2019 and 2020 for Star Wars Resistance. For his directorial work on Tv drama series called The Mandalorian, he has nominated for 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards nomination for Outstanding Drama Series in 2020.

 

Personal life

Dave Filoni is committed to Anne Convery. They don’t have any children of theirs yet. There isn’t much to talk about his love and family life as he prefers to keep it private from social media. Instead, he seems to be more focused on his career and work than his love life.

Filoni is active in social media, and he is quite famous, with over 205.8 thousand followers on Twitter, and @dave_filoni can connect him. He is also active on Instagram and has over 190 thousand followers. @dave.filoni can connect him. His social media is flooded with the arts and animation characters he made. We can see how much he love his work as an animation director.

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Physical statistics & others

Dave Filoni is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and has a bodyweight of around 65 kg. since he doesn’t focus much on his physical appearance, he prefers to keep it clean and straightforward. He possesses brown eyes and black hair.

Filoni belongs to American nationality, and he is of white ethnicity. His sexual orientation is straight. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

 

Net worth

As of 2020, Dave Filoni’s net worth is estimated to be around 4 million dollars. He earns his millions from the film industry as a screenwriter, sometimes as an animator, and sometimes as a director. He is involved in verities of work within the film industry.

 

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