Davina Pardo is an Emmy®-award winning director and producer based in New York City.
She produced VERY SEMI-SERIOUS, a feature-length documentary about New Yorker cartoonists that premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, was broadcast on HBO, and received an Emmy for Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming.
Her award-winning documentary shorts, including 116 CAMERAS, MINKA, and YESTERDAY IN RWANDA, have screened at festivals worldwide, including Toronto International Film Festival, Tribeca, True/False, DOC NYC, Hot Docs, Full Frame, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Aspen Shortsfest, Palm Springs ShortFest, and AFIDOCS. 116 CAMERAS was broadcast on PBS, featured as a New York Times Op-Doc, and shortlisted for the Academy Awards.
Her work has been supported by Tribeca Film Institute, IFP's Documentary Lab and Independent Film Week, and the Sundance Institute.
Davina previously worked as assistant to David Cronenberg and associate produced the Academy Award-winning documentary FREEHELD. A native of Canada, she has an MA in Documentary Production from Stanford University and a BA from Amherst College.
Contact: davina at birdlings.com