Davis Coombe



Davis Coombe is an award winning editor, producer, and writer. His two most recent films, CASTING JONBENET and CHASING CORAL both premiered at Sundance in 2017, where CHASING CORAL won the audience award for best documentary. Both films have been acquired by NETFLIX.

Davis produced and edited SAVING FACE, which won the Oscar for Best Short Documentary in 2012.  He also edited CHASING ICE, which premiered at Sundance in 2012 and was shortlisted for an Academy award.

He co-produced, co-wrote, and edited BEING EVEL which premiered at Sundance and broadcast on History Channel, and was an editor on ROLLING PAPERS (SXSW, Hot Docs 2015). Davis co-wrote and edited KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON(shortlisted for an Academy Award) and BEYOND THE BRICK: A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY which both premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival.

In 2013 he won two national Emmys for Editing and Best Documentary at the News and Documentary Emmys. In 2012, he produced BAY OF ALL SAINTS, which won the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at SXSW in 2012. 

In 2009 he shot, edited and produced THE LAST CAMPAIGN OF GOVERNOR BOOTH GARDNER which was nominated for an Academy Award and broadcast on HBO. Coombe also edited IRON LADIES OF LIBERIA (Toronto Film Festival 2007, Winner AFI-Dallas, Independent Lens, BBC), THEY KILLED SISTER DOROTHY (Winner Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize at SXSW 2008, HBO, shortlisted for an Academy Award).