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David Hicks

Biography

David Hicks

Every comedian will tell you that the secret to good comedy is timing. Which explains why David Hicks’ work is so funny. – He’s got timing. Honed during his years as one of Canada’s most renowned commercial editors, he combines a strong sense of rhythm and pacing with a keen eye for casting, a subtle touch with performance, and an artist’s eye for composition, lighting, and set design. David rose to prominence working as an editor on feature films with legendary directors like Norman Jewison and Peter Bogdonavich. He went on to co-found  leading editorial companies Panic & Bob Editing and School Editing – both, award winning post houses. David began directing in 2004 and has developed a body of much-lauded commercial work, earning Cannes Lions, Clios, One Show and other accolades. From building a working pickup truck out of solid ice (for Canadian Tire), to helming a branded buddy-comedy feature film (for Kokanee beer), David embraces and loves the challenges and opportunities that each new project brings to his doorstep.