Donovan Greene is an American director from Boulder.
After relocating to Los Angeles in 2003 he worked extensively in the documentary and commercial film industries. He began his career as an editor and cameraman working with acclaimed directors such as Sam Bayer, Tony Kaye, Jonathan Glazer and Josh Taft on dozens of commercial campaigns all over Europe, Asia, Africa and North America for Coca-Cola, Nissan, Jeep, Nike and Chevrolet.
Since 2007 he has focused on directing commercials and short-form documentary content for brands such as Apple, Coca-Cola, Audi, Huawei, and Alibaba.
In 2012 he directed "Every Bottle Has A Story," a series of web films about sustainability for Coca-Cola that was shot over 6 months in 7 Asian countries in 7 languages. The project highlighted the company's most compelling pro-social projects.
After that he teamed up with Industrial Light & Magic on "Ultimate Energy" their first project in China . They created a $32 million dollar science-fiction Cinema 4D ride movie in Mandarin for the Wanda Corporation (China's largest company) to play in a custom built theater at Wanda's cutting edge new cinema theme park in Wuhan.
In 2014 he filmed "Here With Me," a short documentary in Trinidad about a Buddhist approach to dealing with Autism. He is currently based in China.
In 2015 he directed two short documentary films for Apple. The films focused on collaborations between Apple and contemporary Chinese fine artists for the opening of their biggest store in Asia. Additionally he directed commercials for Alibaba and Huawei.
In 2016 he traveled to India to produce a series of documentaries about Organic Cotton for the Boulder, CO based company Pact Organics.
Currently Donovan lives in Hong Kong, New York & Denver.
Donovan is conversant in Mandarin and Spanish.