Producer/ Director / Writer
David deVries has produced, directed, written, and often photographed television documentaries in twenty-six countries for American and international networks. He has created films on subjects from wildlife and the environment to science and the arts. In recent years his work has focused on historical subjects. Credits include: TR: An American Lion (The History Channel), Egypt: Beyond the Pyramids, and The True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai.
One of David’s projects is Fields of Freedom, a widescreen film which he wrote and directed for a new visitor center at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The thirty-minute, pay-per-view drama recreates Pickett’s Charge, the heroic but suicidal action on the third day of this critical battle.
David has developed and created work for the award-winning nature series Survival for Britain’s Anglia Television and The World About Us for the BBC. In addition, he has created documentary programming for CBC, NBC, A & E, the Discovery Channel, and Time-Life, among others.
His dramatic credits include writing and directing Home at Last, a period drama starring Adrien Brody for PBS. He's directed episodes for Laurel Entertainment’s syndicated series Tales From the Darkside and the Fox Network series Class of ‘96. He has developed numerous dramatic projects as a producer/director for Disney Pictures and Disney Television.
David studied acting and directing with Uta Hagen at the Berghof Studio in NYC. He lives on a farm in upstate New York.
Free To Choose Media productions:
2012 - Europe’s Debt: America’s Crisis?
2010 - Turmoil & Triumph: The George Shultz Years