Author Dave Bossert (also known as David A. Bossert) is a legendary modern figure in the world of Disney animation and books. He joined the company during the nascence of the Disney Renaissance, working on projects like The Black Cauldron and The Great Mouse Detective in effects animation, to eventually becoming a visual effects supervisor for Fantasia 2000. Over recent years Dave has translated his expertise and life experiences in working with and for the Mouse into a career as an author. He has written a number of popular titles over recent years, including Oswald the Lucky Rabbit: The Search for the Lost Cartoons and Dali & Disney: Destino.
On this first of two consecutive episodes of Notably Disney, Dave joins Brett Nachman to talk about some of his most significant work. This episode centers on chronicling his relationship with Roy E. Disney, the center of his first book, entitled Remembering Roy E. Disney: Memories and Photos of a Storied Life. Reflecting on Roy's life just over a decade after his passing, Dave shares working with and learning from Walt's nephew, a game-changer in Disney animation.