David Elisco

Executive Producer, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios

David Elisco oversees the development and production of a portfolio of films, focusing on feature-length documentaries. He is drawn to dramatic stories that touch the heart, inspire wonder, and provide new insights into life on Earth – and our place in it.  Elisco most recently served as EP on the feature-length documentaries “The Serengeti Rules,” the Peabody Award Winning, “Inventing Tomorrow,” and “Oliver Sacks: His Own Life,” which opens in theaters Fall 2020.

For much of his career, Elisco served as an award-winning writer, producer and director. As such he’s earned a reputation of being a filmmakers’ executive, who brings more than 30 years of producing experience to the table. His films and work have appeared on Netflix, Amazon Prime, PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, and distributed globally.