David Fairhurst is an award-winning filmmaker based out of Sydney, Australia. He has been making films since he was eight years old, shooting spy thrillers, disaster films and sci-fi “epics” in his backyard.
A longstanding figure in the advertising industry,, David has created TVCs and online content for such brands as Microsoft, LinkedIn, Hitachi, Bosch and Asus.
His short films have won numerous awards and screened at festivals and genre events worldwide. including the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con. As a screenwriter, his spec screenplay “The Consultant” won the Script Pipeline First Look Project and was an Academy Nicholl Fellowship semi-finalist.
In 2017 David wrapped principal photography on his first feature film as writer/director. The psychological drama “Reaching Distance” which is currently in Australian cinemas.