Davina Pardo is an Emmy®-award winning director and producer based in New York City. She recently 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. Her work has been supported by Tribeca Film Institute, IFP's Documentary Lab and Independent Film Week, and the Sundance Institute.
Currently, Davina is producing SENTINELS, a feature documentary-in-progress directed by Julia Klein. The film follows a dedicated group of people in the Peruvian Andes grappling with the severe and immediate effects of climate change.
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