David Yates

David Yates

David Yates is an English filmmaker who has directed feature films, short films, and television productions. Yates rose to mainstream prominence by directing the final four films in the Harry Potter series. His work on the series brought him major critical and commercial success along with accolades, such as the British Academy Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing. Yates's subsequent projects include The Legend of Tarzan and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.