Dave Deborde

Producer
DeBorde Productions

Dave DeBorde is an award-winning filmmaker whose experience in the industry is long and varied. DeBorde learned his producing skills on a feature film starring Jim Caviezel (Passion of the Christ, Count of Monty Cristo) working as producer with legendary Hollywood producer, William S. Gilmore (Jaws, A Few Good Men). The lessons learned on that feature film put him in a position to earn his stripes in 2001’ as one of the producers of The Least of These a 35mm short that won numerous awards, including a Crystal Heart from the Heartland Film Festival and a CINE Special Jury Award. DeBorde, producer on the romantic feature, Old Fashioned, which enjoyed a theatrical release for Valentine’s Day 2015’ and won multiple awards after its initial festival run. Old Fashioned was hailed as a “bonafide indie hit” after it broke a box office record on its 1st weekend in release, and later ranked as the #1 Romantic DVD in the country, beating out major Hollywood releases in the same category.

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