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David Sparkes is an assistant director and producer, known for Chicago (2002), Patch Town (2011) and The Samaritan (2012). See full bio »

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Chicago Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Patch Town
Patch Town Producer
The Samaritan
The Samaritan Producer
Falling Skies
Falling Skies Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 2016-2017 Conviction (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Past, Prologue & What's to Come (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- Black Orchid (2017) ... (first assistant director)
- A Different Kind of Death (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- A Simple Man (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- The 1% Solution (2016) ... (first assistant director)
 2016 Operation Christmas List (first assistant director)
 2016 Super Detention (first assistant director)
 2015 Forest Fairies (assistant director)
 2015/I Natasha (first assistant director)
 2015 Hannibal (TV Series) (second unit first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- The Wrath of the Lamb (2015) ... (second unit first assistant director)
- ...And the Woman Clothed in Sun (2015) ... (second unit first assistant director)
 2014 My Dad Is Scrooge (first assistant director)
 2014 Working the Engels (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Jenna vs. The Momfia (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Jenna's Presentation (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Picture Night (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Pilot (2014) ... (first assistant director)
 2013 The Spirit Game (Short) (assistant director)
 2013/III Lament (Short) (assistant director)
 2013 Molly Maxwell (first assistant director)
 2012 Artist: Unknown (Short) (assistant director)
 2012 II (Short) (first assistant director)
 2011 Falling Skies (TV Series) (third assistant director - 1 episode)
- Live and Learn (2011) ... (third assistant director - as David Sparks)
 2009-2011 Majority Rules! (TV Series) (first assistant director - 26 episodes)
- A Stitch in Time (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Day in the Life (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Temporary Insanity (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Me & My Shadow (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Strange Bedfellows (2010) ... (first assistant director)
 2010 What's Up Warthogs! (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 2009 The Last New Year (second assistant director)
 2009 You Might as Well Live (first assistant director)
 2008 Nurse.Fighter.Boy (first assistant director)
 2008 The Baby Formula (second assistant director - as David Sparks)
 2006-2007 The Smart Woman Survival Guide (TV Series) (second assistant director - 25 episodes)
- Lumination (2007) ... (second assistant director)
- Mother's Day (2007) ... (second assistant director)
- Go Big or Go Home (2007) ... (second assistant director)
- Santa's Last Stand (2007) ... (second assistant director)
- Just Do It (2007) ... (second assistant director)
 2006 Playing House (TV Movie) (trainee assistant director - as David Sparks)
 2005 Christmas in Boston (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2005 Crazy for Christmas (TV Movie) (third assistant director)
 2005 Lie with Me (third assistant director)
 2005 Where the Truth Lies (first assistant director: second unit Canada - uncredited)
 2004 Siblings (second assistant director - as David C. Sparkes)
 2004 Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (TV Movie) (third assistant director - as David 'Sparky' Sparkes)
 2003 The Statement (first assistant director: second unit Canada)
 2003 Foolproof (trainee assistant director - as David Sparks)
 2002 Chicago (dgc trainee: rehearsal unit - as David C. Sparkes)
 2002 Queer as Folk (TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Mixed Blessings (2002) ... (trainee assistant director - as David Sparks)
- ...Wherever That Dream May Lead You (2002) ... (trainee assistant director - as David Sparks)
 2001 Picture Claire (first assistant director: second unit Canada - uncredited) / (trainee assistant director)
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Alternate Names:

David 'Sparky' Sparkes | David C. Sparkes | David Sparks

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