Damon D'Oliveira

Damon D'Oliveira

Program Completed at the CFC

Summer Lab, Producer Workshop, Short Dramatic Film Program, CFC Features, NBCUniversal Multiplatform Matchmaking Program

Title of CFC Production Involved In

RUDE

Completion Year

1992, 1993, 1994, 2009

Current Information

Biography

As an independent producer, Damon D'Oliveira has been responsible for bringing to screen some of Canada's most innovative feature films - RUDE, LOVE COME DOWN, "H" and LIE WITH ME. D'Oliveira's films have been distributed internationally and have been selected for festivals around the world including Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Sundance & Rotterdam. D'Oliveira's sexually-charged LIE WITH ME (Toronto, Pusan 2005, Berlin 2006) was distributed internationally through THINKFilm and his latest drama, POOR BOY'S GAME, has sold in over 40 countries since its 2007 Berlinale debut. He is currently in development on THE BOOK OF NEGROES, a screen adaptation of the best-selling novel by Lawrence Hill, which won the 2008 Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Best Book.