Charlie David has hundreds of hours of television to his credit predominantly exploring the LGBTQI2S experience.
He has been selected as the Canadian Filmmaker in Focus by the Kashish Film Festival in Mumbai, India and an invited guest of the Canadian embassy in South Africa to share his documentary on HIV+ youth.
One of his favourite film projects was as an executive producer of Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride. The film explored Pride celebrations around the world and won the HBO Best Doc award at the Miami International LGBT Film Festival.
In 2018 QFlix Philadelphia Film Festival recognized Charlie David with their 1st Time Director Award for Shadowlands.
Charlie is principal and CEO of Border2Border Entertainment and previously owned CTM International, a talent agency based in Vancouver managing union and non-union contracting, payments and negotiations for a roster of over 300 clients.
A love of storytelling led Charlie David to start Border2Border Entertainment, a production company whose film and television credits include Shadowlands, Mulligans, Judas Kiss, Beyond Gay: The Politics of Pride, I’m a Stripper (series), Studlebrity and Positive Youth.
Border2Border Entertainment’s films have been licensed to Showtime, Super Channel, HBO Canada, MTV/LOGO, Sundance Channel, The Movie Network, Movie Central, Encore Avenue, and OutTV in North America as well as finding a worldwide audience through international distribution partners.
On Camera Work
Though Charlie David is primarily producing and directing, he has spent his fair share of time on screen as well. As a TV host he’s worked with E! Television, NBC, OutTV, LOGO, here! TV, Pink TV, EGO, Fine Living and Slice Networks on such shows as FYE!, SpyTV, Crash Test Mommy and his travel series Bump which shot over 100 episodes around the world and garnered a Hugo Television award. He has appeared as musical guest on VH1, BBC, CBS’s The Early Show, and dozens of radio shows.
In 2005 Out Magazine recognized Charlie David in the ‘Out 100’ at their gala in New York. In 2007 the Philadelphia Film Society awarded Charlie David with their Rising Star Award. In 2008 the Festival del Sol in Gran Canaria awarded their Best Male Actor Award to Charlie David and the male cast of A Four Letter Word. Formerly in a rock band… okay, actually it was a boy band, Charlie David opened for Destiny’s Child, Pink, Snoop Dogg, Rick Springfield and Black Eyed Peas.
Charlie David is a graduate of the Canadian College of Performing Arts and his current passions include motorcycle cruises, high adrenaline encounters with wildlife, SCUBA diving and sports. He resides in Montréal and Toronto, Canada when he’s not living out of a suitcase.