Dave Palmer (credited as David Palmer until "Who Goes There?") is the animation director of The Backyardigans.


Palmer has been involved in numerous other Nick Jr. productions, including Blue's Clues, Blue's Room, Wallykazam!, and Shimmer and Shine.

Palmer earned a BFA in Film, Photography and Visual Arts at Ithaca College in 1991. In 1996, he received his MFA in Film Animation after studying traditional animation at New York University.

The Backyardigans crew members
Main production crew
Janice BurgessDave PalmerDouglas WieselmanEvan Lurie
Main cast members
Avion BakerChris Grant Jr.Corwin C. TugglesDamani RobertsGabriella MalekGianna BruzzeseJake GoldbergJamia Simone NashJonah BoboJordan ColemanKristin KlabundeLaShawn Tináh JefferiesLeon G. Thomas IIINaelee RaeNicholas BaraschReginald Davis Jr.Sean CurleyThomas SharkeyTyrel Jackson WilliamsZach Tyler Eisen
Other cast members
Jennifer BarnhartJim KroupaOliver WymanReyna ShaskanRick LyonShakyra Lipscomb
Guest stars
Adam PascalAlicia KeysConan O'BrienCyndi Lauper
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