David Dozoretz Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Aug, 2018
Facts of David Dozoretz
Date of Birth: 1971 , May-28
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name David Dozoretz
Birth Name David Dozoretz
Nick Name David
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Profession Visual Effects, Director, Writer
Net Worth N/A
Married Not Yet
Children None
Education University of Arizona
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"Today, with computer-generated visual effects, everything is possible. If it can be imagined, it can be put on screen." David Dozoretz also did the same things and we are able to see everything that we imagined. He is the animatics artist, creative director, a writer who is best known for his work on Mission: Impossible (1996), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace (1999), Star Trek (2009). As of 2018, he is working on Zafari, a television show where he worked as a creator, executive producer, and supervising director. 

Bio Of David Dozoretz             

David Dozoretz was born on 28 May 1971 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America under the birth sign Gemini which defines his personality to be Quick-witted, expressive, and sociable. 

He attended George Walton High School from 1985 to 1989 and in 2003 he completed his graduation from the University of Arizona in Bachelors of Fine Arts, Media. 

David Dozoretz's Career

David Dozoretz started his career at the age of 20. He worked in the Art Department of George Luca's Industrial Light & Magic in the visual effects magic on the various movies like Jurassic Park, Forrest Gump, Star Wars Special Editions and a few more.   

He along with ILM visual effects supervisor and Photoshop creator John Knoll created industry's first digital pre-visualization for the movie, Mission: Impossible. Five years later, Lucas hired Dozoretz for his highly anticipated Star Wars Prequels and he was the first digital artist to be hired by Lucas. 

CAPTION: David Dozoretz SOURCE: IMDb

He almost worked there for seven years creating the pre-visualization pipeline and eventually managing the film's Art Department. Later he established Persistence of Vision Digital Entertainment (POV), an organization which presents the pre-visualization techniques.

The movies such as X-Men 3, Mission: Impossible 3, Moulin Rouge, Behind Enemy Lines, Titan A.E. and Star Trek is animated from the POV. He also served as 2nd Unit Director for the world's first live-action digital stereoscopic movie, Journey to the Center of the Earth. 

Similarly, he also worked as a lecturer in UCLA and USC Film Schools, the Australian Film, the Gnomon School of Visual Effects,  India's Toonz Animation Academy, Tokyo's Digital Hollywood Institute and few more. 

As of 2018, he created Zafari, a children's animated TV show which aired in NBCUniversal/Dreamworks TV. It is first tv show which was rendered exclusively in Epic's Unreal game engine. 

David Dozoretz's Net Worth   

David Dozoretz net worth and salary are not known. It is under review. But considering his works as a co-founder, creative director,  executive producer, supervising director, a chief creative officer there is no doubt that his net worth is in millions. 

As per the sources, an average salary for a Visual Effects Supervisor is $102,282 per annum and the salary grows steadily for more experienced and skilled artists.  

David Dozoretz's Personal Life

David Dozoretz lives under a radar which might be the reason that nothing much is revealed when it comes to his personal life. As he has not shared any information about being married or having a wife we can assume that he is single at present.  

As of 2018, he resides in Los Angeles. 

Articles related to him has appeared in Time, Wired, USA Today, Premiere, American Cinematographer and Cinefex. He is a founder member of the Previsualization Society and also a member of the Director's Guild of America.