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David Christensen is a producer/director/writer. Recent documentary productions of his include The Breath of God, about bible translation, Writing Icons, about modern day icon painters and a 90 minute documentary about the Bhopal gas disaster called The Heart Becomes Quiet. His 2005 documentary, War Hospital, is a 90 minute feature film about the world’s biggest field hospital that he co-directed and co-wrote with Damien Lewis for the National Film Board. His short dramatic film, FIT, premiered at the 1999 Toronto International Film Festival and in 2001 he produced Solitude, a 35mm feature film starring Lothaire Bluteau (Black Robe, Jesus of Montreal) that was invited to the 2001 Montreal World Film Festival and the 2001 Vancouver Film Festival, among others. In 2003, Christensen produced The Girl Who Married a Ghost, a 35mm feature film based on a West Coast Nisqually legend. He is an Executive Producer at the National Film Board of Canada where he oversees a slate of documentary, interactive, and animation productions made nationally and internationally. Christensen manages the North West Centre, one of the NFB’s six English language studios located across Canada.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

FIT (1999, short)

War Hospital (2005, documentary, co-directed)
Six Figures (2005)
The Mirror (2009)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
FIT (1999, short)

War Hospital (2005, documentary, co-writer)
Six Figures (2005)
The Mirror (2009)

Credits as a Producer:
FIT (1999)

The Girl Who Married a Ghost (2003)
Six Figures (2005)

Six Figures, movie poster