Dale Schott

Dale Schott is a Canadian animator, writer and storyboard artist,[2] best known for directing the 1986 animated film Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation.[3]

Dale Schott
OccupationAnimation crewmember
Years activeLate 1970s–present[2]
Known forDirecting Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1985)


Over the years, Schott has served on various productions as an "animator, overseas animation supervisor, storyboard artist, director, writer and story editor".[2] After graduating from the animation program at Ontario's Sheridan College in 1979, he started working at several studios, among them Toronto's Nelvana.[2] He was a "'junior' animator" on its TV special Take Me Up to the Ball Game, and its first feature, 1983's Rock & Rule.[2] He was a storyboard artist for the first season of the DIC television series, Inspector Gadget,[2] which was produced at Nelvana as work-for-hire.

Schott also storyboarded 1985's The Care Bears Movie,[4] and made his directorial debut in the 1986 follow-up A New Generation.[3] Later on, he was also among the crew of Ewoks (a Nelvana/Lucasfilm collaboration),[3] the original Babar series,[2] and Rupert.[2][3]


  1. ^ Weagle, Gregory (December 29, 2010). "TaleSpin Crew Tribute". Unofficial Kit Cloudckicker Homepage. Retrieved July 27, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Tolusso, Susan (July 3, 1995). "Animation writing: 'You have to almost see it,' says Schott". Playback. Brunico Communications: 21.
  3. ^ a b c d e Beck, Jerry (2005). "Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation". The Animated Movie Guide. Chicago Reader Press. p. 48. ISBN 1-55652-591-5.
  4. ^ Selznick, Arna (director) (1985). The Care Bears Movie (Animated film). The Samuel Goldwyn Company (distributor) / Nelvana Limited / American Greetings / CPG Products Corp.

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