Don Carmody

Don Carmody

Donald Carmody is an American-born Canadian film and television producer.Born in Rhode Island and raised in Montreal, he earned a BA in communication studies from Loyola College, one of Concordia University's founding institutions, in 1972. He began his career in the 1970s at Cinèpix Film Properties, where he worked on the early films of David Cronenberg with Ivan Reitman, and later moved to Harold Greenberg’s Astral Bellevue Pathé, where he was an executive in charge of production. Leaving Astral, he served as co-producer on Bob Clark’s box office smash, Porky's, for decades, Canada's highest-grossing film worldwide. Carmody has produced some 100 films thus far, including Denis Villeneuve's Polytechnique (2009), The Mighty, Yesterday, The Boondock Saints, and he was a member of the producing team on the hit musical Chicago, which was shot in Toronto and won an Academy Award in 2002 for Best Picture. He has also produced the video game adaptations the Resident Evil and Silent Hill series. He is the recipient of five Canadian Screen Awards, and is a board member of the Canadian Film Centre.