From 2007 until 2011, DWA produced work for the much loved Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd (TalkbackThames). Although part of this involved animation for the actual show - specifically the Friendface commercial for the episode of the same name - the majority of the work created was for the DVD releases.

Starting with series two, Dave directed the menu animation to parody16-bit generation computer games such as Zero Wing and Mortal Kombat. For series three and four the menus developed to become homages to well known online games such as Growcube, Flow and Windosill.

Following the release of series four, Dave was also asked to design a playable IT Crowd fantasy role playing game, the component parts of which were included as part of the complete series one to four box set.

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The IT Crowd (series 2 DVD) Intro to main menu. Inspired by the Sega Mega Drive game Zero Wing     Duration: 0:56     Director/Animator/Compositor: Dave Whyte

The IT Crowd (series 2 DVD) Mortal Kombat style battles, four hidden easter eggs on the DVD     Duration: 1:41     Director/Animator/Compositor: Dave Whyte     Animators/Compositors: Andy Morgan, Steve McFarlane

The IT Crowd (series 2) Friendface advert. Appeared in a pre-credits sequence before the Friendface episode     Duration: 0:59     Director/Animator/Compositor: Dave Whyte     Animator: Zoe Matzko

The IT Crowd (series 3 DVD) extras menu animation. Inspired by the online game Grow Cube     Duration: 3:24     Director/Animator/Compositor: Dave Whyte

The IT Crowd (series 3 DVD) special features Geeks & Grans menu animation. Inspired by the online game Doeo     Duration: 2:34     Director/Animator/Compositor: Dave Whyte

 

The IT Crowd (series 3 DVD) commentary and subtitles menu animation. Inspired by various online stickman-based sniper games     Duration: 3:41     Director/Animator/Compositor: Dave Whyte

The IT Crowd (series 3 DVD) credits animation. Inspired by the online game Flow     Duration: 1:38     Director/Animator/Compositor: Dave Whyte

The IT Crowd (series 4 DVD) main menu animation. Inspired by the online game Windosill     Duration: 1:39     Director/Animator: Dave Whyte     Director/Animator: Patrick Smith (designer of the original Windosill game)

The IT Crowd (series 4 DVD) A Menu Homage. DVD Extra featurette in which Dave Whyte and Graham Linehan discuss the menu animation on The IT Crowd's DVD releases     Duration: 6:55

The IT Crowd (Limited edition series 1- 4 box set) Limited edition fantasy role playing game designed by Dave Whyte. Two sided game board design - one side based on the reality of the IT Crowd office, the other a fantasy version

The IT Crowd (Limited edition series 1- 4 box set) Limited edition fantasy role playing game designed by Dave Whyte. Moss character card.

The IT Crowd (Limited edition series 1- 4 box set) Limited edition fantasy role playing game designed by Dave Whyte. Roy character card.

The IT Crowd (Limited edition series 1- 4 box set) Limited edition fantasy role playing game designed by Dave Whyte. Jen character card.

The IT Crowd (Limited edition series 1- 4 box set) Limited edition fantasy role playing game designed by Dave Whyte. Douglas character card.

The IT Crowd (Limited edition series 1- 4 box set) Limited edition fantasy role playing game designed by Dave Whyte. Denholm character card.

The IT Crowd (Limited edition series 1- 4 box set) Limited edition fantasy role playing game designed by Dave Whyte. Richmond character card.