David Mark Farrington is a British-Australian actor, writer, director and creative producer .
David established Australia’s first theatre-based social enterprise, Universal Difference, providing opportunities for young gay lesbian bisexual and transgender Australians to create diversity education about sexuality and gender difference.
David made his significant debut at several of high profile state festivals with works in the Castlemaine State Festival and Midsumma Festival. He works as an actor for Eagles Nest Theatre in Melbourne and in school tours and in drama-based corporate training.
David’s film credits include a long relationship with high profile Finnish Australian director Saara Lamberg’s films Finding No and the Hollywood award-winning feature Innuendo which won him finalist in the 48 Hour Film Festival and Official Selection at The Three Cities Film Festival in New York, Los Angeles and San Domingo, the Silver Dollar Film Festival (United States), and Moscow Independent Film Festival. Innuendo is currently undergoing international distribution in the USA and in is exhibiting in the Cannes Film Market in Europe and recently won best film at the US Fine Arts Film Festival.
David is currently in production in a second controversial Lamberg feature – The Westernmaark Effect, which has been partially shot in the Victorian Goldfields. He has started development and is seeking collaborations in a new Goldfields sci-fi web series about Australia’s future in climate change called Parra Wirra, recently pitched to ABC iview at Web Fest.