Davis Doi

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Davis Doi (born 1957) is a director, animator director, and producer known for numerous American animated series and television films, as well as various Scooby-Doo and Care Bears video productions. He has been a part of many Hanna-Barbera and Cartoon Network original productions.


He did assistant animation to Ralph Bakshi films, The Lord of the Rings and American Pop. He produced the Hanna-Barbera animated series SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron. He co-produced with Larry Houston the second season of The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest. His work also includes Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, The Smurfs and several other Hanna-Barbera animated cartoons.

Doi has received three Emmy Award nominations, one in 1994 for The Town Santa Forgot and two in 1998 for Cow and Chicken and Dexter's Laboratory. He was also nominated for a CableACE Award in 1996 for The Chicken from Outer Space, an animated short with the main characters from the eventual series Courage the Cowardly Dog. [1]

Doi went on to work at SD Entertainment where he directed films and television.



Year Title Credit Notes
1978 The Lord of the Rings Assistant animator
1981 American Pop Assistant animator
1982 My Smurfy Valentine Character designer TV movie
1983 The Smurfic Games Character designer TV movie
1985 Pound Puppies Character designer / design supervisor TV movie
1985 Star Fairies Design supervisor TV movie
1985 GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords Design supervisor
1987 Blondie & Dagwood Character designer TV movie
1993 The Town Santa Forgot Producer / production design TV movie
1994 Yogi the Easter Bear Producer / story / production design TV movie
1998 Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island Story
1999 Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost Supervising Producer
2000 Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders Supervising Producer / story
2001 Scooby-Doo and the Cyber Chase Supervising Producer / story editor
2004 My Little Pony: Dancing in the Clouds Director
2005 Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone Director
2005 Candy Land: The Great Lollipop Adventure Director
2006 Bratz: Babyz the Movie Director
2007 Care Bears: Oopsy Does It! Director
2010 Care Bears: Share Bear Shines Director
2010 Care Bears to the Rescue Director
2010 Care Bears: The Giving Festival Supervising Director
2012 Hydee and the Hytops Director
2016 The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave [2] Director


Year Title Credit Notes
1981 The Kwicky Koala Show Character designer
1981-1988 The Smurfs Character designer / layout artist / design supervisor / storyboard artist
1982 The Smurfs Springtime Special Character designer TV short
1982 Richie Rich Character designer 1 episode: "The Maltese Monkey"
1983 Pac-Man Character designer
1984 Snorks Design Supervisor
1985 Challenge of the GoBots Design Supervisor
1985-1986 Paw Paws Design Supervisor
1985-1986 Yogi's Treasure Hunt Design Supervisor
1985-1987 The Jetsons Character designer 4 episodes
1986-1987 My Little Pony 'n Friends Model designer
1987 Garbage Pail Kids Model designer
1988 The Adventures of Raggedy Ann and Andy Background designer / model designer / producer
1988-1989 Garfield and Friends Storyboard artist
1989 DuckTales Storyboard designer 1 episode: "The Bride Wore Stripes"
1990 Timeless Tales from Hallmark Layout supervisor / producer
1990 Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone Producer
1992 Gramps Supervising producer TV short
1993-1994 Capitol Critters Supervising producer
1993-1994 SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron Producer
1995-1997 The Cartoon Cartoon Show Supervising producer
1996-1997 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Producer / director
1997 Larry & Steve Supervising producer TV short
1997-1999 I Am Weasel Supervising producer
1997-2002 Dexter's Laboratory Supervising producer 14 episodes
1998 Cow and Chicken Supervising producer 3 episodes
2005 Alien Racers Director
2007-2008 Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-lot Director
2009-2010 Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps Director


  1. ^ Awards for Davis Doi. Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on July 4, 2008.
  2. ^ Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (December 17, 2015). "From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave". PR Newswire. Retrieved February 1, 2016.

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