Graduate of Broadcasting, Radio, TV & Film, 1978
Producer/Writer/Director, Gabriel Films North
Creative Arts & Design Category
David McIlvride is a Gemini Award-winning Director who has written, directed and produced some of the most respected documentary series on television for broadcasters such as Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel and History Channel. A passionate storyteller, David has traveled the globe in order to tell the stories of people who normally would not have access to a global audience. His most recent documentary, Riverblue, charts the damaging environmental effects of the textile and tanning industries by observing the heavy pollution present in the nearby rivers of high-production manufacturing areas in India, China and Indonesia.