Speaker Dave Padbury

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Dave Padbury

Development Executive

Guru Studio

Dave Padbury joined the Guru development team seven years ago to help guide development on the Netflix Original series True and the Rainbow Kingdom. Since then, he has worked across several of Guru’s properties, including its newest preschool series Pikwik Pack which airs on Disney Junior US, Hulu and Treehouse in Canada, and the upcoming comedy adventure Big Blue. In his role as Development Executive, Dave focuses on finding and fostering new voices and perspectives to bring strong creator-driven stories to life.

Speaking on: Chatroom: Matchmaker - Writers and Directors seeking Producers; Chatroom: Producer Life

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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