David Lester is a Director and Assistant Director working in Toronto, Ontario. His short film Frozen Marbles won Best Direction at the 2014 Lakeshorts International Film Festival, and his latest film, Alison, was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick after screening at numerous festivals in Canada and the NSI Online Film Festival. See full bio »

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Known For

Frozen Marbles Director
(2014)
Alison Director
(2016)
Black Mirror Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2017)
The Handmaid's Tale Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2017-2018)

Filmography

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 2020 Inn Love (Short) (first assistant director) (post-production)
 2019 Marie Celeste (Short) (first assistant director) (completed)
 2019 Volcano (Short) (first assistant director)
 2018 Casey MQ: The Constant (Video short) (first assistant director)
 2018 The Detail (TV Series) (third assistant director - 10 episodes)
- Off the Path (2018) ... (third assistant director)
- It Takes a Village (2018) ... (third assistant director)
- A Junkie's Broken Promise (2018) ... (third assistant director)
- Bad Traffic (2018) ... (third assistant director)
- When One Door Closes (2018) ... (third assistant director)
  The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series) (third assistant director - 10 episodes, 2017) (first assistant director - 2 episodes, 2017) (second unit director - 1 episode, 2018)
- After (2018) ... (second unit director)
- Night (2017) ... (third assistant director - uncredited)
- The Bridge (2017) ... (third assistant director - uncredited)
- Jezebels (2017) ... (third assistant director - uncredited)
- The Other Side (2017) ... (first assistant director - uncredited) / (third assistant director - uncredited)
 2018/I Unconventional (Short) (first assistant director)
 2017 Perfect Citizen (TV Movie) (third assistant director)
 2017 Black Mirror (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Arkangel (2017) ... (assistant director)
 2017 Friends on Facebook (Short) (first assistant director)
 2016 American Gothic (TV Series) (third assistant director - 7 episodes)
- Whistler's Mother (2016) ... (third assistant director - uncredited)
- Madame X (2016) ... (third assistant director - uncredited)
- Freedom from Fear (2016) ... (third assistant director - uncredited)
- The Veteran in a New Field (2016) ... (third assistant director - uncredited)
- The Oxbow (2016) ... (third assistant director - uncredited)
 2015-2016 Saving Hope (TV Series) (third assistant director - 9 episodes)
- Let Me Go (2016) ... (third assistant director - as Dave Lester)
- Anybody Seen My Baby (2016) ... (third assistant director - as Dave Lester)
- Torn and Frayed (2016) ... (third assistant director - as Dave Lester)
- Not Fade Away (2016) ... (third assistant director - as Dave Lester)
- You Can't Always Get What You Want (2016) ... (third assistant director - as Dave Lester)
 2015 Defiance (TV Series) (assistant director - 13 episodes)
- Upon the March We Fittest Die (2015) ... (assistant director)
- The Awakening (2015) ... (assistant director)
- Of a Demon in My View (2015) ... (assistant director)
- When Twilight Dims the Sky Above (2015) ... (assistant director)
- Ostinato in White (2015) ... (assistant director)
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