David Joseph "Dave" Wasson is an American television producer, director, screenwriter, and art director best known for creating Time Squad and directing The Buzz on Maggie and Making Fiends.

He was a director and co-executive producer on season 1 of Star vs. the Forces of Evil.

Early life

Wasson was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a B.F.A. in 1990.


Wasson is best known for creating the Cartoon Network animated series Time Squad. He has co-written, storyboarded, and directed a number of shorts for the series Mickey Mouse Shorts, and he was the supervising director, supervising producer, and a voice talent on Making Fiends.

Wasson was the executive producer and director of The Buzz on Maggie at Disney, and he also created a series of shorts for Nickelodeon's Oh Yeah! Cartoons, one of which, Max and His Special Problem, won him an Emmy Award in 1999 for Production Designer. Wasson has also directed many animated commercials for Acme Filmworks located in Hollywood California.

Other previous credits of Wasson's include serving as animator on Space Jam, character designer for Clone High and My Life as a Teenage Robot, and animation director on Electric City. He is also the author/illustrator of the children's book The Big Ideas of Buster Bickles.

Story credits

Season 1

Other credits

  • Co-Executive Producer/Supervising Director
    • All season 1 episodes
  • Developed for Television by

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