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. In 2017, he is selected to present 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. 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, his documentary project on immigrant artists Toro is supported by a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts and endorsed by the National Film Board of Canada.
His photography is featured in popular newspapers and magazines such as GEO, Photo Life, Le Devoir, L’actualité and Urbania.