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In Conversation with Hubert Davis

It’s not every day you get to hear from an Academy Award-nominated director. Specifically, it’s September 16th. Please join ADCC President Andrew Simon for a very special chat with Canadian director extraordinaire Hubert Davis about his inspirations, what he looks for in a creative collaboration and how in the world he stays so damn nice. It all takes place over Zoom on Wednesday the 16th from 12-1 EST. See you there! This event will be held using Zoom. Attendees will receive a link to the Zoom meeting the morning of September 16th.

Date and Time

Sep 16, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT



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Hubert Davis

Hubert Davis

Hubert Davis has built a strong reputation in Canada’s documentary film scene as one of the most acclaimed contemporary directors of the genre. Davis’ directorial debut Hardwood was nominated for both an Academy Award® and an Emmy®, it explored the relationship between Hubert and his Harlem Globetrotter father Mel Davis. Hubert’s next project Aruba had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and won the Grand Jury Prize at Palm Springs Film Festival. Hubert’s most recent feature documentary Giants of Africa which followed Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri, made its world premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Hubert has directed commercials and short docs with clients such as Audi, Chevrolet, Coca-Cola, Ford, Gatorade, Nike and Pfizer. Hubert has consistently directed Cannes Lions winning work for Volkswagen Once More, Special Olympics Canada Sport, and HP's Rivolta, which followed notorious hacker Michael “Mafiaboy” Calce, and was the recipient of a Cannes Film Lion in 2017.

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