Don Carmody

Don Carmody

Board Member

Biography

Don Carmody (producer) has been producing films and television for close to 40 years. His film credits currently number more than 100 projects, including the smash hits Porky’s and Porky’s II, the classic A Christmas Story, the Weekend At Bernie’s series, The Late Shift (nominated for seven Emmy Awards® and three Cable Ace awards), and Chicago, which won six Academy Awards® including Best Picture.

Recently, Carmody produced his sixth blockbuster in the Resident Evil franchise (starring Milla Jovovich and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson), Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, as well as The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Lena Headey, Lily Collins and Kevin Zegers, and Pompeii, a swords and sandals end-of-an-empire epic starring Kiefer Sutherland, Kit Harrington, Emily Browning and Carrie-Ann Moss.

Among many other awards, Carmody has won the Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television’s Golden Screen Award, which honors the highest grossing Canadian Feature Film, an unprecedented nine times.

In 2013, Carmody established Don Carmody Television (DCTV), which is a division of Don Carmody Productions (DCP). Current DCTV projects include the Rogers-Netflix original series Between, Emmy®-nominated event mini-series The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe for Lifetime, ShadowHunters (based on The Mortal Instruments book series by Cassandra Clare) for ABC Family, which has just been picked up for a third season and Tokyo Trials, a six-hour mini-series for Netflix based on the Tokyo war crimes tribunal at the end of WWII.

He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, a board member of the Canadian Media Producers Association, and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. He is also a member of the Producers Guild of America, The Directors Guild of America, The Directors Guild of Canada, as well as a number of other industry-related associations.