David Cormican

David Cormican is an Emmy®-nominated producer. He is a Co-Founder and President of Washington Square Entertainment (2022) and Founder of Fun Republic Pictures (2016). He Co-Founded and served as President and CEO of Don Carmody Television (DCTV) from 2013-23 and is a co-founder of NFT marketplace and blockchain-based studio Mogul Productions (2019), as well as a member of the prestigious International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (where he currently serves as a member of the nomination committee), the Canadian Media Production Association (where he served as an elected member of the board from 2011-17), the Producers Guild of America (p.g.a.), and the Writers Guild of Canada (WGC).

Past projects for this intrepid deal-maker include the International Emmy®-nominated mini-series Tokyo Trial for Netflix and NHK, the Rogers-Netflix original series Between, the Emmy®-nominated The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe for Lifetime, ShadowHunters for Freeform and the limited series Northern Rescue for CBC gem and Netflix which bowed in the #1 position in 2019 simultaneously for audiences globally which he co-created and served as showrunner.

Tulipani, Love, Honour & A Bicycle, the Dutch-Italian-Canadian co-production and film festival darling from two-time Academy Award® winning director, Mike van Diem, premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.

Selected by The Hollywood Reporter as Next Generation Canada: Class of 2014, Cormican was also recognized by Playback in 2012 as one of the Top 10 to Watch and again in 2015 as Playback’s New Establishment. He received the National Screen Institute’s Producer Drama Prize in 2010 and is a graduate of the Erich Pommer Institute’s Trans Atlantic Partners programme. In 2016, Cormican received the Distinguished Alumnus Award, MacEwan University’s highest honour, where he was recognized by his Alma Mater for his outstanding achievements in business, arts and culture, lifelong learning and community service.

Additional filmmaking accomplishments for this producer include Stranded (Christian Slater), The Tall Man (Jessica Biel) and Faces in the Crowd (Milla Jovovich). Cormican founded the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition (CSSC), where he produced five of the winning short film scripts, including Rusted Pyre, which premiered at the 2011 Festival de Cannes and Will, which won the Golden Sheaf for Best Drama at the Yorkton Film Festival.

He is currently in post-production on Michal Kunes-Kovác’s debut feature (and Slovak-Canadian treaty co-production), And They Got What They Wanted, and in pre-production for a VR experience starring Elliot Page, as well as a virtual production 6-part action series based on the feature film of the same name, King of Killers.

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