David Eisenmann

Technical Project Lead & Producer
Google Spotlight Stories

David Eisenmann is a Producer & Computer Graphics Supervisor. David produced Google Spotlight Stories animated short PEARL which premiered at the Tribeca International Film Festival in 2016 after producing the post production of Justin Lin's 360° short HELP!. David also produced Google’s 360° short Son of Jaguar, created and directed by Jorge Gutierrez (El Tigre, Book Of Life) and is producing Spotlight Stories next short film Age of Sail with director John Kahrs (Disney/Paperman) and producer Gennie Rim (Dear Basketball).

David received an Emmy® for Innovation in Interactive Programming for his work producing the 360° version of PEARL. PEARL received an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Short, 3 Annie Awards, an American Music Producers award, a Motion Picture Sound Editing award, and a Peabody Facebook Futures of Media award.

David originally joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1997 where he co-founded and supervised the Set's division responsible for creating Pixar’s elaborate worlds for over 17 years. David has worked as Computer Graphics Supervisor and Sets Supervisor on such films as “A Bug’s Life,” “Toy Story 2,” “Finding Nemo,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “Toy Story 3", "Monster's University" & the Academy Award Winning short film 'Piper'.

Eisenmann is currently Technical Project Lead and Producer of Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group, Google Spotlight Stories.

David currently resides in the Bay Area with his wife, two energetic daughters, and a chocolate labrador.

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