David Slade

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David Aldrin Slade
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David Slade at the London premiere of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Born (1969-09-26) 26 September 1969 (age 44)
United Kingdom
Occupation Director
Years active 1994–present
Website

Photography http://thechromatic.virb.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/DAVID_A_SLADE

David Aldrin Slade (born 26 September 1969) is a British film and television director. His works include the films Hard Candy, 30 Days of Night and The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Slade is also a director for television, directing episodes for Breaking Bad, Awake, Hannibal, and Crossbones. Before he was a film director, Slade was a director of commercials and music videos.

Life and career[edit]

His first feature film, Hard Candy, was released in 2005 by Lions Gate Entertainment, who purchased the independent movie at the Sundance Film Festival.[1] He went on to direct the vampire movie 30 Days of Night in 2007.[2] Slade directed The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,[3] the third film in the Twilight film series.[4]

In May 2013, it was announced that he will be directing The Widow, a "psychological thriller [which] centers on a young woman who befriends a lonely widow only to discover that their encounter was not a coincidence."[5] Slade is also set to direct the Appleton's autobiography into a feature film about the Appleton sisters Natalie and Nicole.

Slade has also directed and executive produced many television episodes for series such as This American Housewife, Awake, and Hannibal.

In a Twitter post, Slade listed his favourite films as Performance, Wings of Desire, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and Possession.[6] Slade also attributes Performance as his main inspiration for becoming a film director.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Feature films[edit]

Music videos[edit]

Short films[edit]

  • I Smell Quality (1994)
  • Do Geese See God? (2004)
  • MEATDOG: What's Fer Dinner (2008)[8]

Television series[edit]

References[edit]

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