Hubert Davis (filmmaker)
Hubert Davis is a Canadian filmmaker who was nominated for an Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject and an Emmy Award for Outstanding Cultural and Artistic Programming for his directorial debut in Hardwood, a short documentary exploring the life of his father, former Harlem Globetrotter Mel Davis. Davis was the first Afro-Canadian to be nominated for an Oscar.
Davis was awarded the Don Haig award for top emerging Canadian director at the 2007 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
- One boby two boby three boby' (2002) (editor)
- Hardwood (2006) (writer, editor, director)
- Aruba (2006) (editor, director, producer)
- Truth (2007) (writer, director)
- Invisible City (2009) (editor, director, producer)
- The National Parks Project (2011) (director)
- The Portrait (2012) (director)
Awards and nominations
- 2005, nominated for an Academy Award for 'Best Documentary, Short Subjects' for Hardwood
- 2006, Won 'Panavision Grand Jury Award' at Palm Springs International ShortFest
- 2007, Won Don Haig award for 'Top Emerging Canadian Director' at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
- McSorley, Tom (March–June 2005). "Hardwood". Take One.
- Tillson, Tamsen (Apr 29, 2007). "'Winners' tops Hot Docs festival". Variety (Reed Business Information).
- Brown, Phil (February 3, 2010). "Invisible City: A story of Regent Park as told by two of its own". Metro News (Toronto: Free Daily News Group Inc.). Retrieved 4 February 2010.
- Vlessing, Etan (June 5, 2012). "National Film Board puts final touches to "The Portrait"". Realscreen. Retrieved June 16, 2012.
- Staff. "Truth (2007)". National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved December 30, 2011.
- "Panavision Grand Jury Award, "Aruba"". Palm Springs International Film Society. Retrieved 2009-11-06.
- Hubert Davis at the Internet Movie Database
- Watch films by Hubert Davis at the National Film Board of Canada website
- PBS Web page for Hardwood
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