About

Ruby Tree Films is an innovative, dynamic film production company located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The company is solely owned by filmmaker Donna Davies and rose out of the ashes of her former company Sorcery Films Ltd.  Ruby Tree Films specialize in the production of high quality, entertaining and compelling films that question the nature of the human condition. With its strong approach to storytelling, Ruby Tree Films is positioned as one of Canada’s most vibrant production companies.

Donna Davies (President)

team-bio-donnadavies-001Donna Davies is a filmmaker from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Her foray into film began at Island Media Art Co-op and The Atlantic Filmmaker’s Co-op where she made a number of shorts including Town Shoe Repair, Seven Crows and A Space for Sara. Donna has since gone on to write, direct and produce dozens of award winning films which have aired on CBC, Bravo, Global, W Network, Space, Vision TV, The Movie Network, Movie Central, The Independent Film Channel and Starz in the US and have screened at festivals all over the world. Award winning documentary work includes The Kitchen Goddess, A Sigh and A Wish, Childhood Lost, Zombiemania, Pretty Bloody; The Women of Horror, the Shadow Hunter series, The Poltergeist Phenomenon, and The Tesla Conspiracy. Donna’s most recent feature documentary Nightmare Factory is currently airing on The Movie Network, Movie Central and Space in Canada and on EPIX in the United States. The film has won dozens of international awards including Best Documentary Feature at the Atlanta Horror Film Festival, Award of Excellence at Indie Fest and The Audience Award for Best Feature Film at the 2012 Mile High Horror Film Festival.