For excellence in film and television David Winters has 25 Award nominations, and has been a winner 14 times. Some of the awards include The Paris Film Festival, Bangkok Film Festival, Mumbai Film Festival, Peabody Award, Christopher Award, three World Television Awards, , and six Emmy nominations, to name but a few.
He worked with Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Paul Newman, Elvis, Steve Martin, Tom Jones, Josh Brolin, Pamela Anderson, Cher, Frank Sinatra, Harrison Ford, Ann Margret, Liza Minelli, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Barbra Streisand, etc.
David is currently filming his New Dance Film DANCIN ‘ – IT’S ON !! in Florida, which he Stars in, Directs, Produces, and Wrote.
He also Co-Stars in “TEDDY BEAR” A film that recently won the Sundance Film Festival, as well as BEST FILM at The French Film Festival, The Polish Film Festival, The Greek Film Festival and many other Awards..
“DRAGONWOLF”, another film he Co-Stars in, will be released shortly.
As an Actor, singer, dancer, he was one of the stars of the film “WEST SIDE STORY” that won 10 Oscars establishing him as a teen idol in the USA.
He is proud to have made “The King’s Project” with The King of Thailand
David has produced and directed over 80 features and over 200 TV such as:
“ONCE UPON A WHEEL” starring Paul Newman
“DOCTOR JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE” starring Kirk Douglas
“RAQUEL” starring Raquel Welch
“THE LONDON BRIDGE SPECIAL” starring Tom Jones
“THE ANN-MARGRET SHOW” starring Ann-Margret,
“ROLLING ON THE RIVER” starring Kenny Rogers
David choreographed the famous Barbra Streisand film “A STAR IS BORN”, as well as 4 Elvis Presley films including "VIVA LAS VEGAS".
He teamed up with Diana Ross for 2 “DIANA ROSS” TV Specials, and staged and created “ DIANA ROSS WORLD TOUR” with a command performance for the President at NYC’s Met Opera House. David worked with Michael Jackson on this TV show, and he and Michael became good friends until Michael’s death.
He produced and directed the film “THRASHIN” and wanted an unknown at the time, Johnny Depp, as the lead, but the investors told David “This kid will never make it”. So he cast Josh Brolin. Josh was nominated with Sean Penn for the Academy Award for his performance in “MILK”. The Red Hot Chili Peppers are in the film, and “THRASHIN” is the favorite cult film on DVD for skateboarders.
In the next 8 years David produced, directed and distributed 49 films.
David is a Major shareholder in Handmade Films, an English film Production / Distribution Company founded by George Harrison of The Beatles.
The Company owns a Film library of over 100 films, with such stars as Sean Connery, Pierce Brosnan, Denzel Washington, Madonna, Jodie Foster, Micheal Caine, Sean Penn, Michelle Pfeiffer, Pamela Anderson, David Carradine, etc..
David directed and produced “Welcome 2 Ibiza” a comedy adventure starring Gary Busey ( Gary was nominated for the Academy Award for best actor for “The Buddy Holly Story” ). He won the Best Picture audience award at the Bangkok Film Festival.
His Epic Adventure film “THE KING MAKER” was purchased by SONY STUDIOS for all rights in the USA and UNIVERSAL for foreign.
The film received 4 Thai Academy Award nominations and won The Star Entertainment Award.
"THE KING MAKER" won the Silver Ten Award as Outstanding Film in the FICTS International Film Festival in Mumbai, India.
You can contact him at email@example.com
Please check out a website created and run by his fans www.davidwinters.net
25 Award Nominations, Winner 14 times Winner of The Peabody Award (USA) Winner of the Christopher Award (USA) Winner of the Paris Film Festival (France) Winner of Mumbai Film Festival (India) Winner of the Golden Scroll Award (USA) Winner of the Ban