David N. Banks—producer/director/filmmaker—has 30 years of international documentary and reality program experience. Banks has been recognized with 13 Emmy Award nominations, has won three Emmys, two International Monitor Awards and one ADDY Award for writing. Banks, a co-founder of Team Banks Productions (a documentary-based company) specializes in remote and sometimes hostile locations in the Middle East and North Africa. Team Banks’ client list includes Mark Burnett Productions, Discovery Channel, Cosmos Studios, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX Networks, History Channel, PBS, MPH Entertainment, Dig It Entertainment, Channel Nine Australia, London Weekend Television-UK, BBC 1 and 2 UK. NHK-Japan, German Television, and Canal Television-France.
Dave was the senior producer on an ABC documentary called Profiles from the Front Lines that begins Feb 27th. This unique production by Jerry Bruckheimer and Bertram van Munster, features compelling personal stories of America's military men and women and the elite U.S. Special Operations Forces stationed in Afganistan. This documentary transports viewers to actual battlefields in central Asia with a six-episode series that will feature actual footage of the elite U.S. Special Operations forces apprehending possible terrorists, as well as compelling, personal stories of the U.S. military men and women who bear the burden and risks of this fighting.