After graduating with a fine arts degree in Sheffield England, David Slade
began his career as a journalist before moving into directing. He now divides his time among film, commercials, and videos and film working with such artists as The Aphex Twin, System of a Down, Muse, and Tori Amos
. His work has been nominated for over 60 awards over the last few years; the winners include Best Film voted by Jury and Best Film voted by Audience at the Sitges Festival for his first feature film HARD CANDY.
David is currently in pre-production to direct 30 DAYS OF NIGHT based on the graphic novel by Steve Niles, produced by Sam Raimi and Rob Tappert for Ghosthouse and Columbia Pictures, scheduled to shoot in 2006.
He lives in Los Angeles with his girlfriend and small dachshund.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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