|Date of Birth||5 January 1968, Augusta, Georgia, USA|
Mini Bio (1)
Brendan Davis is the Chairman of Adamas Film International, a division of Adamas Film in Beijing, China. Davis was born in Georgia, lived fourteen years in Los Angeles, and as of May 2016 has been based out of Beijing. Work and other travels have taken him through a majority of the United States as well as Canada, Western and Southern Europe, North Africa, China, and New Zealand.
Since 1992 Davis has earned technical or creative credits on 50+ movies and TV series. In 2013, Davis co-founded Kilin International, a production company and consultancy focused on developing co-productions in the U.S., China, and New Zealand. Davis has a BA in Film from Georgia State University and has lectured as a member of the Producing faculty of the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles and been a guest lecturer of Beijing Film Academy's International Program.
In July 2013, Davis and Kilin were hired to produce 13 Los Angeles-based episodes of popular Chinese celebrity interview show "Jia Pian You Yue", aka "The Best" in English. The episodes were completed in November 2013 and began airing in China on CCTV-6 during the 2014 Chinese New Year, featuring comic-book legend Stan Lee, directors Justin Lin and M. Night Shyamalan, and actor Sean Astin. Davis produced the project and served as executive producer for Kilin.
More recently, Davis was a producer on the New Zealand feature film Born To Dance, which had its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, its European premiere at the 2016 Berlinale, and was the most successful New Zealand film of 2015. Other credits include the upcoming feature documentaries CrazyHot (2017), and the 2016 Sundance: Hong Kong award-winning short film "Metamorphosis" with director Elaine Xia. Previous credits include Auteur (2014) and Deadgirl (world premiere, 2008 Toronto International Film Festival).
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