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.
Awards and nominationsEdit
- 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. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. 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. Archived from the original on 2010-03-09. Retrieved 2009-11-06.