Dave Bonawits

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Dave Bonawits
Known forFishCenter Live
Opponent(s)Boris

Dave Bonawits (or David Bonawits[1]) is an American actor, cinematographer, and editor. He was one of the hosts of FishCenter Live, from the show's start on Adult Swim's website in 2014 to its cancellation in 2020.

Career[edit]

Bonawits directed Pleasant People (2011). In 2011, Pleasant People had its world premiere at the 2011 Slamdance Film Festival.[2] He also edited the 2015 film Female Pervert.[3][4][5][6] He is also Jiyoung Lee's creative partner.[7]

While working at Adult Swim, he hosted the American web television series FishCenter Live alongside Andrew Choe, Matt Harrigan, Christina Loranger, and Max Simonet.[8][9][10][11] The show ran from 2014 to 2020, ending following layoffs, which included Dave. During that time, Dave Bonawits also hosted a crossword solving show with Max Simonet for Adult Swim from 2015 to 2020, which later became known as Bloodfeast. Bloodfeast later received two animated television spin-offs, Tender Touches and Gēmusetto, with Dave co-creating the former and voice acting in both.

Bonawits is also the bassist for the band Antbrain.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Pleasant People Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Digital Effects, Director, Editor, Producer, Sound Editor, Writer [1][5]
2010 Everything Is in Everything Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Sound Editor/Sound Mixer [1][5]
2010 I Remember Dying on Halloween Actor [1]
2010 Please Please Pick Up Cinematographer, Editor, Sound Editor [1]
2011 Egg in Pig's Ear Cinematographer [1]
2011 Pleasant People Director,[2] Executive Producer, Writer [1][5]
2011 Satanic Panic: Band Out of Hell Actor (Conflicted Male) [1]
2013 The Allergic Reaction Director, Writer [1]
2013 Moral Sleeze Assistant Editor, Cinematographer [1]
2014-2020 FishCenter Live Host [1]
2014 Satanic Panic 2: Battle of the Bands Actor (Connie TV Show Cameraman), Cinematographer [1]
2014 Westbound Cinematographer, Editor [1]
2014 Yoga Bro Cinematographer [1]
2015 Female Pervert Editor[3][4][6] [1]
2017-present Tender Touches Actor (Curtis), Co-creator [13]
2019-present Gēmusetto Actor, Composer

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "David Bonawits - IMDb". IMDb. amazon.com. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Goldberg, Matt (December 7, 2010). "2011 Slamdance Film Festival Lineup Announced". Decider. New York Post. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  3. ^ a b Leydon, Joe (January 30, 2015). "Slamdance Film Review: 'Female Pervert'". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  4. ^ a b Lowe, Justin (February 1, 2015). "'Female Pervert': Slamdance Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Eldridge Industries. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d Viennale staff (2015). "Dave Bonawits". Vienna International Film Festival. viennale.at. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  6. ^ a b Viennale staff (2015). "Female Pervert". Vienna International Film Festival. viennale.at. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  7. ^ Thomas, Chuck (January 9, 2015). "Director Jiyoung Lee Talks "Female Pervert" and its Acceptance to Slamdance and the Atlanta Film Festival". CinemATL Magazine. Squarespace. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  8. ^ Argyle, Samuel (March 29, 2019). "A fantasy getaway in a fish tank". The Outline. theoutline.com. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
  9. ^ Cobb, Kayla (May 10, 2017). "Cult Corner: 'FishCenter Live' Is The Most Delightfully Pointless Show on TV". Decider. New York Post. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  10. ^ Gay, Verne (December 28, 2015). "Best TV shows you didn't watch in 2015: Hulu's 'Difficult People,' more under-the-radar series". Newsday. Edward Bushey & Debby Krenek. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  11. ^ Kopcow, Chris (May 29, 2015). "Adult Swim's 'FishCenter': A Beginner's Guide". Splitsider. The Awl. Archived from the original on August 31, 2015. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  12. ^ Rockwell, Russell (November 15, 2016). "REVIEW: Antbrain - Glorious Prosperous". Immersive Atlanta. immersiveatlanta.com. Retrieved May 7, 2018.
  13. ^ Schwarz, John (December 17, 2017). "Adult Swim To Premiere Five Nights Of "Tender Touches" – Bubbleblabber". Bubbleblabber. bubbleblabber.com. Retrieved December 19, 2017.

External links[edit]