David Brady has 30 years of experience as an award-winning writer, producer and director of feature film and international television productions.
David holds an MFA in Screenwriting from York University. He began his career in film and television while he was a graduate student in Communications at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia.
David was a partner in Mercury Pictures and President of Gateways Studios in Vancouver during the 1980s. He then went on to be the founder & president of Deer Park Communications, and one of the founding partners of Red Apple Entertainment in Toronto.
David went on to spend eight years producing movies out of Los Angeles and New York. He executive produced and produced four successful feature films; The Grey Fox, Till Death Do Us Part, Dixie Lanes and executive produced You Wish with Alan Sacks for The Disney Channel.
During this period, the companies he was associated with earned two Golden Globe Nominations (Best Foreign Picture and Best Actor, The Grey Fox), seven Genie Awards, and international recognition for their artistic and commercial successes as well as one Academy Award Nominations for Phillip Borsos’s Nails, while David was a partner in that company. David was nominated for the Best Family and Children’s Series at the Banff World Television Festival for Around The World With Tippi for Discovery Canada, Discovery Europe, Discovery International and France 5. Also, David has won numerous awards from a number of US and International Festivals.
In 1987, David moved back to Canada and his old hometown of Toronto. His focus shifted away from features to television series - both dramatic and documentary. Since that time David has written, produced and directed roughly one hundred and thirty, half-hours of scripted comedy/dramas, and over 60 award-winning primetime documentary/docudrama television episodes, with a host of domestic and international broadcasters.
Besides his writing and producing, David also enjoys teaching and motivational speaking. He was on the faculties of York University, Ryerson University, where he was the recipient of the CESAR teaching award. He was most recently on the faculty of Capilano University in North Vancouver, British Columbia.