A graduate of the Journalism and Communication School of Marseille in France, David Fabrega produces and directs documentary films for movie theatres, television and digital platforms. His work is mostly focused on human migrations and their positive impact to the evolution of contemporary societies. He also makes photographic editorials and got an industrial patent for a camera lens controller, the Fingazoom. In 2017, he unveils the Fingazoom at the CBC television program Dragon’s Den.
His first film – Biodiversity: an odyssey – is recommended by the United Nations and has been released on television at TV5 Monde and Science & Vie TV. His theatrical film about the return of the Cuban diaspora – Return to Cuba – is now available on Amazon Prime in the USA and was part of the official selection at the Africa World Documentary Film Festival and the Latin America Film Festival of Montreal in 2016. His short documentary directed in Vietnam – Little Big Leaf – is broadcast at the CBC, Canadian first TV channel. In 2019, his docufiction on immigrant painter Toro is supported by a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts and available in 2021 at Arts.film streaming platform and ShortsTV channel. 2023 promises to be equally a prolific year with the production of his first fiction film with puppets, Le Serpent vert, supported by the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec.
His photography is featured in popular newspapers and magazines such as GEO, Photo Life, Le Devoir, L’actualité and Urbania.