A graduate of the Journalism and Communication School of Marseille in France, David Fabrega is an independent and versatile filmmaker – all at once producer, director, cameraman and editor – who creates documentary films about inspiring immigrants positively involved in society changes. Living in Canada since 2005, he also writes songs, makes photographic editorials and got an industrial patent for a camera lens controller, the Fingazoom.
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. In 2016, his second feature film about the return of the Cuban diaspora – Return to Cuba – was part of the official selection at the Africa World Documentary Film Festival (USA) and the Latin America Film Festival of Montreal (Canada). His short documentary directed in Vietnam – Little Big Leaf – is broadcast at the CBC, Canadian first TV channel. In 2019, he directed the film Toro after receiving a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.
His photography is featured in popular newspapers and magazines such as GEO, Photo Life, Le Devoir, L’actualité and Urbania.