Hubert Davis was the first black Canadian director to be nominated for an Oscar. Davis' directorial debut Hardwood which was nominated for both an Academy Award® and an Emmy®, explored the relationship between Hubert and his Harlem Globetrotter father Mel Davis. Hubert’s next project Aruba had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Hubert’s most recent feature documentary Giants of Africa which followed Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri, made its world premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.
Hubert has consistently directed Cannes Lions winning work including pieces for Volkswagen Once More, and Special Olympics Canada Sport. Hubert and HP's documentary film Rivolta was the recipient of a Cannes Film Lion in 2017. Hubert's film June's for Casey House about those living with the stigma of HIV, was awarded as one of the world's most awarded campaigns on the WARC 100 in 2018. Hubert's project Boys Don't Dry for White Ribbon Canada garnered attention from just about every ad publication you can name and was the recipient of 3 Lions in 2019 at Cannes.
Hubert continues to work with clients across the globe to capture compelling moments that focus on humanity.
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