David McFadzean

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David McFadzean is a founder and principal of Wind Dancer Films.  Starting his career in theater, David McFadzean moved into television to work on Roseanne as Executive Story Editor in its premiere season. In 1989, McFadzean formed Wind Dancer Production Group with Carmen Finestra and Matt Williams. Under the Wind Dancer banner, McFadzean co-created and executive produced Home Improvement, Carol & Company, starring Carol Burnett, Buddies with Dave Chappelle, Thunder Alley with Ed Asner, Soul Man with Dan Aykroyd and other TV series for ABC.McFadzean's film producer credits include Bernie starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey and Shirley MacLaine,  What Women Want starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt, Where The Heart Is starring Natalie Portman and Ashley Judd, Firelight starring Sophie Marceau, and Walker Payne with Jason Patric and Sam Shepherd.McFadzean is a Founding Board Member of the New Harmony Writer’s Conference and is currently on its Advisory Board.  He is also on the Board of Directors of Act One: Writing for Hollywood and on the Advisory Boards of the Heartland Film Festival, The Griffin Theatre Company in Chicago, and Reel Spirituality: An Institute for Moving Images.  McFadzean has spoken on producing and writing for film and television at many colleges, universities and conferences around the country.