David Guy Levy
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David Guy Levy is President/CEO of Periscope Entertainment.
In 2004, David Guy Levy founded Periscope Entertainment, a Los Angeles based company dedicated to discovering innovative and original material and developing it into a compelling and unprecedented cinematic experience. Through Periscope, Levy has produced a wide variety of unique films that are non-genre specific set for release and in development, including August from writer/director Austin Chick starring Josh Hartnett, Adam Scott, Naomie Harris, with David Bowie and Rip Torn; and Terri from director Azazel Jacobs, starring John C. Reilly and Creed Bratton.
Levy is also currently co-producing the remake of the seminal 80s film The Monster Squad along with Michael Bay and his team at Platinum Dunes for Paramount Pictures.
Projects in development include Marching Powder, based on Thomas McFadden's Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail, which Periscope is producing alongside Plan B Entertainment, Reason Pictures and Crescendo Productions; London Fields, based on Martin Amis’ novel of the same name, adapted by Martin Amis, Roberta Hanley and David Cronenberg; and the upcoming graphic novel Cornboy.
Prior to forming Periscope, Levy began his career as an intern for David Ladd Films, before working in the MGM Story Department. Levy produced his first feature film Sexual Dependency while receiving his B.S. in Cinema and Photography at Ithaca College, which went onto screen at the Telluride, Toronto, Hamptons and Locarno Film Festivals before becoming Bolivia's official selection for the Academy Awards.
Born in New York, Levy grew up living in between Manhattan and Africa, where his parents made their living as wildlife photographers and filmmakers.
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