David Parfitt is a London-based independent film producer, responsible for producing the multi-award winning Shakespeare in Love, (winner of seven Academy Awards including Best Picture and four British Academy Awards including Best Film). His most recent films as producer were Chasing Liberty, a contemporary romantic comedy, and A Bunch of Amateurs starring Burt Reynolds, Derek Jacobi and Imelda Staunton. He also Executive Produced the critically acclaimed Dean Spanley.
In April 2007 he produced the critically acclaimed theatre production of Elling at The Bush Theatre and in the West End. Prior to this he produced an adaptation of Dodie Smith’s novel I Capture the Castle which was released in March 2003. In 2001 he worked at the Cinecitta Studios in Rome as production consultant to Miramax on Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York. Other producing credits include The Wings of the Dove starring Helena Bonham Carter, and the hugely… read more