Dave Corwin Polcino was the Supervising Animatics Editor at Film Roman, the production house for Family Guy, The Simpsons, King of the Hill, and Mission Hill.
He worked on visual effects for Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno and animated his company logo, Four by Two Films, which appears in the beginning credits of both Bruno and The Dictator.
Dave produced the multi-award winning Lovesick Fool: Love in the Age of Like, starring Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo and Fred Willard. He is also producing Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story, starring Lenny von Dohlen, Margaret O' Brien, Joaquim de Almeida, Kristina Anapau, Lawrence Pressman, Rudolf Martin and Randall Batinkoff. His recent short films, One Rose and Apollumi won Best of Show at the LACC Film Fest and Best Screenplay and Best Sound at The Glendale Film Festival, respectively. His Myth Busters spoof aired on The Discovery Channel.
He taught and designed the entertainment media courses at the art school, Platt College and the University of California San Diego. He shot and edited videos for Paul Allen’s (co-founder of Microsoft) company Interactive Video Technologies. Dave programmed, did sound, music and animation on four game titles for Broderbund Entertainment. He designed websites and multimedia programs for clients including the Al Gore campaign, Union Bankers, Disney, Nike, Kraft and Tyco RC, to name a few.
Residing in Hollywood, CA, Dave produces, directs, films, acts, edits, sound engineers and creates visual effects, as an individual, and through his company, Noise & Vision, which is most recently known for creating the infamous Max at Blue Tax national television commercials.
Services offered by Dave's Noise & Vision include Editing, Visual Effects, Compositing, Commercials, Film Production, Sound Effects, Soundtracks, and 3D as well as Traditional 2D Animation.
Name: Dave Corwin
Lives in: Hollywood, California
Company: Noise and Vision
Occupation: Visual Effects Artist, Animator, Editor, Filmmaker, Special Effects Technician, Actor, Cinematographer, Visual Effects Supervisor, Digital Imaging Technician, Director, Director of Photography, Foley Artist, Motion Graphic Design, Music Composer, Musician, Producer, Sound Designer, Sound Editor, Sound Mixer and Special Effects Supervisor
Unique traits: Filmmaker with effects, animation, music, and editing skills
Film by Noise & Vision / David Polcino (Adventure, Comedy, Romance and Short) Actor, Director An Old-Timey Modern Love Story.
Strange Creepy Science
Film by Noise & Vision / David Polcino (Comedy, Horror and Short) Actor, Director Larry likes science and math. Larry isn't very good at science and math.
Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story
Film by Scott Fivelson (Comedy) Actor, Visual effects, Editor, Producer, Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department A documentary chronicle of one of our greatest directors.
Film by Noise & Vision / David Polcino (Comedy, Drama, Horror and Short) Actor, Director Apollumi is Greek for loss or "I am perishing". John Apollumi lives with his grandfather in a small apartment. His job in the local orchestra is barely covering the rent. Plus, his grandfather is a puppet. And he has a knife.
Lovesick Fool - Love in the Age of Like
Film (short) by Dominic Polcino (Animation and Comedy) Animation department, Actor, Visual effects, Composer, Producer, Sound department The adventures of a single guy in L.A. in search of true love.
Film by Chris Stokes (Drama and Musical) Visual effects A young businessman who lands a community service sentence falls in with a group of misfit kids who need mentoring. With the help of a pro instructor, he works to get the kids ready for a big underground dance competition.
Mama & Nardo
Television by David Polcino (Adventure, Comedy, Family and Animation) Animation department, Actor, Director Mama & Nardo chronicles the lives of Mama (Jason Bram) and Nardo (Eric Bram. The two live in Chumpville, a Mayberry-esque town where the streets are clean and the air is clear. Chumpville is not unlike the town you grew up in, except the mayor is different and its animated. Chumpville exists on planet Earth in the present day and is pretty normal. So, there's a Barack Obama, David Hasselhoff, and thankfully for pre-pubescent boys everywhere, a Megan Fox. However, being a cartoon world, the inhabitants of Chumpville can be far from normal, starting with Mama and her dear son Nardo. Written by Michael Q. Schmidt
Film (short) by David Reon Nguyen (Comedy) Actor A group of men share there experiences trying to overcome a mutual addiction.
Film by Curtis Krick (Comedy and Drama) Actor
Film (short) by Jennifer Barlow (Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery and 3 More) Visual effects A bodacious grifter and a bad-ass thug meet to negotiate a drug deal. But she's really setting him up for the mysterious boss she's enslaved to.
Film by Sacha Baron Cohen (Comedy) Visual effects Bruno is a gay Austrian fashion guru. He has his own fashion based television show, Funkyzeit, the most popular German-language show of its kind outside of Germany. After he disgraces himself in front of his Funkyzeit fan base, he is ruined in German speaking Europe. He decides that in his quest for worldwide fame, he will move to Los Angeles and reinvent himself. Accompanying him to the US is Lutz, his former assistant's assistant. Lutz is the only person left in his circle that still believes in Bruno's greatness. Bruno goes through one reinvention of himself after another, ultimately straying to areas far removed from his own self.
Video by Dominic Polcino (Animation and Comedy) Composer, Editor This movie is a depiction of the ongoing frustrations and disappointments of its creator in the area of love. At times funny, poetic, profound. Or just sad? You be the judge. The filmmaker weaves introspective pop music around his search for meaning. Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Richard Turke (Animation) Special effects
Film (short) by David Polcino (Sci-Fi) Actor, Composer, Editor, Director, Writer An ordinary man and a bug are going about their business, each leading his own life and unaware of the other. Their universes intersect when the bug finds its way, after a series of close calls, onto the wrong cracker, where it is accidentally eaten. Had only the man paid closer attention to his surroundings! Due to his lack of regard for the smaller things around him, the things he considers less significant, an innocent life is lost. The same man continues his daily activities, as does a businessman somewhere in an alternate universe. The lives of the man and the businessman, each unaware of the other, are also destined to intersect, and the man finds himself, after his own adventure on a cracker, devoured unknowingly. And if the businessman had shown more regard for the smaller insignificant things around him, an innocent life might have been saved. The businessman continues his daily activities, as does the leader of a nuclear-armed nation somewhere... and through the carelessness... Written by David Polcino
Film by Steve Oakley (Horror) Actor
The Ghosts of Edendale
Film by Stefan Avalos (Horror, Western and Thriller) Visual effects A young couple moves into a neighborhood obsessed with the frightening silent movie history that took place 80 years before. As the boyfriend also becomes obsessed, it becomes apparent that something more is happening. Written by Anonymous
Television by Josh Weinstein (Animation, Comedy and Drama) Animation department Andy French is an aspiring cartoonist who has trouble holding a job or a girlfriend even while he rooms with two other eccentric roommates in an apartment in the Mission Hill area of the city of Cosmopolis. The fact that he has to house his obnoxiously precocious younger brother, Kevin, is no help. However, this quartet of disparate individuals manages to struggle through life's bizarre trials even as they learn to get along. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Television by David Zuckerman (Animation and Comedy) Animation department The Griffin household includes two teenagers, a cynical dog who is smarter than everyone else, and an evil baby who makes numerous attempts to eradicate his mother. Heading up this eclectic household is Peter Griffin. Peter does his best to do what's right for the family, but along the way, he makes mistakes that are the stuff of legends. Written by Ronos
A Friend Comes to Visit
Film (short) by Lorena David Art department
LACC Film Festival - Apollumi - Best Film
Glendale Film Festival - Apollumi - Best Screenplay, Best Sound
Topanga Film Fest - Lovesick Fool - Best Short
Atlanta Underground Fest - Lovesick Fool - Best Comedy
LA Art-House Film Fest - Lovesick Fool - Best Feature
Hollywood Short Fest - Lovesick Fool - Best Animation