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Juan Davis

Juan Davis is a filmmaker from South Boston, VA.  He is a graduate of Academy of Art University with a Master of Fine Arts in Motion pictures and television. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication with an emphasis in Media Production, from East Carolina University, NC.  He started his career as a video editor, editing for a long list of independent companies. He is also veteran of the United States Air Force where he did a six year stint.  Currently  he resides in Oakland, California. Some of his films include, short film "Lou's Prey"  official selection to the Hollywood Black Film Festival, acknowledged as the Black Sundance, the St Louis Black Film Festival, the Oakland International Film Festival and nominated for best cinematography in Academy of Art University's Annual Epidemic Film Festival. His documentary "The Peacemakers," was the recipient of The Best Documentary award in the Equality International FIlm Festival, Nominated for Best Documentary in Academy of Art Media Awards  and the Audience Choice Award at the I Hella Love Shorts Film Festival. Most recently his film Rebel Child was the winner of the Emerging Filmmaker category in the Pictoclik FIlm Festival, Winner of the President's Choice Award in the North Carolina Film Awards, 3 Nominations in the Short of the Month Film Festival including, Best Actor, Best Cinematography and Best Film Score. It has also been officially selected to 13 film festivals thus far, including it's international debut in Padova Italy's River Film Festival. He has collaborated with a host of other filmmakers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Recently he took on the role of Assistant Editor in Feature Film "Remember Me"  starring Academy Award Winning Actress Rita Moreno that  most recently took home the Audience Award for comedy in the 2016 Cinequest Film Festival.