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David Bushell has produced such critically lauded films as Billy Bob Thornton's Academy Award-winning Sling Blade and Bob Gosse's Niagara, Niagara, which received two Independent Spirit Award nominations and for which Robin Tunney won the Best Actress Award at the 1997 Venice International Film Festival.
He has also produced such independent features as illtown, directed by Nick Gomez and starring Lili Taylor; Hampton Fancher's The Minus Man, starring Owen Wilson; and Once in the Life, written and directed by, and starring, Laurence Fishburne. He was also the executive producer of The Banger Sisters, directed by Bob Dolman and starring Susan Sarandon, Goldie Hawn, and Geoffrey Rush.
Mr. Bushell is currently producing the comedy The Wendell Baker Story, written and directed by Luke Wilson and co-directed by Andrew Wilson. Luke Wilson stars, along with an ensemble cast which includes Owen Wilson, Eva Mendes, Eddie Griffin, Will Ferrell, Kris Kristofferson, Harry Dean Stanton, and Seymour Cassel.
He is next slated to produce Dallas Buyers Club for Universal Pictures.
In 2003, Mr. Bushell was cited by Daily Variety as one of its "10 Producers to Watch."