Abby DavisHead of Originals & Business Development
With nearly a decade of experience in the entertainment industry, Emmy-nominated Abby Davis primarily works with storytellers and curators in the non-fiction space. Davis began her career at Freestyle Picture Company (Tangerine, The Florida Project) where she assisted in the directorial debuts of top female talent such as Jennifer Aniston, Zoe Saldana and Demi Moore. During her time at Freestyle Picture Company, Davis worked in conjunction with brands such as Glamour Magazine and Canon in addition to A&E and Lifetime Television. In 2011, Davis started the next phase of her career at Preferred Content (PC), one of the leading film, television & digital sales, production and advisory companies. While at PC, Davis assembled creative and financial elements for PC’s original documentary features and television series as well as handled the worldwide and North American distribution rights for its non-fiction film slate. Over her tenure at PC, Davis was responsible for bringing multiple projects to market (most notably Blood Brother (Sundance 2013), Rich Hill (Sundance 2014), The Nightmare (Sundance 2015), The Bad Kids (Sundance 2016) and 78/52 (Sundance 2017)) and producing content. Most recently, Davis executive produced Long Shot (Telluride 2017/Netflix Originals) and 306 Hollywood (Sundance 2018). Davis graduated from Western Michigan University near her hometown of Saginaw, Michigan.