"Think big, dream hard, dare to be different!"
Dave Whiffen is from Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
Dave originally taught himself to write code at the age of nine.
After also teaching himself web design and Flash animation, Dave built Gamelovers.ca: a gaming website, where he and others made Flash animated series, games, and web comics.
By 2004, Gamelovers had recieved over 200,000 unique visitors. By that time, Dave had brought in a staff of a dozen artists, who also produced content for the website.
By 2007, Dave’s interests had eventually shifted towards film production.
After several years of producing and editing freelance projects, Dave wrote and produced his own feature length film, called 'Singularity'.
The film premiered in 2010 at his local school theater, and all proceeds were donated to the ‘HOPE’ charity.
In 2010, Dave was accepted to Ryerson University’s Radio and Television (Media Production) program.
Dave specialized in EFP Film and Television Broadcast, and won two awards for his projects.
He won 'Best First Year Film' for 'Time and Again', and 'Best Practicum' for 'Hunting Season.
Dave graduated in 2015.
In 2014, Dave earned an internship with CBC and Hockey Night in Canada through Ryerson.
Dave worked as a Program Assistant, shot-listing video, editing segments, and conducting research for the broadcast.
In 2013, Dave was hired as Statistician for the Ryerson University Men’s Hockey Team, working under head coach Graham Wise.
Over six seasons, Dave has built his own video and analytics systems for the team from the ground up.
Dave has developed team applications, puck possession and ice-time applications, video coaching-specific applications, and pre-scout applications.