David Baxter received his degree in psychology from the University of Michigan and worked in corporate marketing before beginning his entertainment career as assistant to documentary director, Errol Morris. After moving from New York to Los Angeles, Baxter held several development positions and earned his master’s degree from UCLA’s Producer Program. While attending, he produced his first feature film, a romantic comedy called Shooting Lily that won the 1996 SXSW Film Festival. Baxter became a member of the WGA after selling Nuvolari, an epic racing car script, to 20th Century Fox. He is co-producer and co-story writer of Face Value, the 2004 Sloan grant winning screenplay about the life of actress/inventor Hedy Lamarr. Most recently Baxter formed Nimbus Pictures with entertainment publicist Lisa Taback with a mission to produce thought-provoking entertainment for the 21st century. Baxter is represented by the William Morris Agency.
David Baxter won the Script Development award at The Tribeca Film Festival in 2004 for The Broken Code