Don Carmody

Donald Carmody (born April 16, 1951) is an American-born Canadian film and television producer.[1][2]

Don Carmody
Carmody at the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards Nominee Reception
Born
Donald Carmody

(1951-04-16) April 16, 1951
OccupationFilm producer, television producer

Born in Rhode Island and raised in Montreal, he earned a BA in communication studies from Loyola College, one of Concordia University's founding institutions, in 1972.[3] He began his career in the 1970s at Cinèpix Film Properties, where he worked on the early films of David Cronenberg with Ivan Reitman, and later moved to Harold Greenberg’s Astral Bellevue Pathé, where he was an executive in charge of production. Leaving Astral, he served as co-producer on Bob Clark’s box office smash, Porky's, for decades, Canada's highest-grossing film worldwide.

Carmody has produced some 100 films thus far,[4] including Denis Villeneuve's Polytechnique (2009), The Mighty, Yesterday, The Boondock Saints, Good Will Hunting, and he was a member of the producing team on the hit musical Chicago, which was shot in Toronto and won an Academy Award in 2002 for Best Picture. He has also produced the video game adaptations the Resident Evil and Silent Hill series.[5] He is the recipient of five Canadian Screen Awards, and is a board member of the Canadian Film Centre.[6]

References

  1. The New York Times
  2. "50 years of success". www.concordia.ca. Retrieved 2018-03-08.
  3. Cmpa.ca
  4. The Globe and Mail


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