Dava Whisenant

Director/Producer/Editor
Dava Whisenant is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker and Sundance Fellow who recently made her directorial debut with BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY. After the film's world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, Dava received the Albert Maysles Award for Best New Documentary Director. Dava was also the Co-Producer and Editor of TWO TRAINS RUNNIN' - a Grammy®-nominated blues & civil rights documentary directed by Sam Pollard (2016 New York Film Festival). Dava was an Editor for Focus Features' 3D documentary UNDER THE ELECTRIC SKY (Sundance 2014), and she cut the doc feature MERLE HAGGARD: LEARNING TO LIVE WITH MYSELF for PBS' AMERICAN MASTERS. Her diverse experience includes serving as Supervising Producer for BBC Worldwide, an editing assistant to Steven Soderbergh, and several years as an editor at THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN.