Donald Davenport

Donald Davenport

MA, Loma Linda University

BA, Loma Linda University

Donald’s screen credits include six television movies for the Hallmark Channel, including Christmas in Canaan, based on his novel co-written with country music legend Kenny Rogers, and Love Finds A Home, the final installment in Janette Oke’s best-selling Love Comes Softly series. His first feature film, Hell and Mr. Fudge, was the 2012 platinum winner at the WorldFest/Houston International Film Festival.

Donald has also been active behind the camera, working as a multi-camera director for several syndicated talk shows and producing and directing the ABC-TV’s Christmas Eve special, The New Noël. His Studio City-based production company, Allison-Davenport Productions, serviced a number of commercial and industrial clients, among them Lockheed Aircraft and The Cousteau Society, and he has traveled throughout Asia doing documentary projects for an international relief organization.

He currently has two TV series projects in development.

Awards/Achievements

  • Houston International Film Festival/WorldFest 2012 Platinum. Hell and Mr. Fudge
  • Telly Awards: “No More Bogeys,” “Vesper’s Hymn” and “Better Living Breakthroughs”
  • Houston International Film Festival 1977 Gold. Doomsday Ward
  • #1-rated weekly movie—ad-supported cable: Expecting A Miracle, Christmas in Canaan

Courses Taught: Fundamentals of Story Development

Website(s): donalddavenport.com; imdb.com/name/nm2873808/

Contact Information: donald.davenport@santafeuniversity.edu