DAVY GARDNER | WRITER
AUDIO WRITING & PODCASTING
What if you could make a museum about your life?
What if that museum was your dating profile?
Three friends make a mysterious yet simple choice,
and then have to make sense of the inconceivable results.
Spend a day among the many different theme park goers of Wonderworld, U.S.A.
A set of audio short stories in a hot and sweaty theme park.
Tatiana Vasquez, an MMA fighter, is eager for a rematch after her humiliating defeat. Will the
haunting memories of her loss get in the way?
In this special episode (kicked off with a sketch written by Davy Gardner), Jonathan Mitchell
and Davy Gardner answer listener questions about the show.
Written by Davy Gardner
COMMITMENT (PODCAST FICTION IN 60 SECONDS)
Radiotopia (from PRX)
Performed by Margaret Burrus,
Jack Frederick, and Mac Rogers
SCREEN & STAGE WRITING
You Hang Up
The Mechanical Bull
Topplers Of Toppletopia
Two Truths and a Lie
Bad News Phone Call
Mustard Nerd (from Best of Show)
American Airlines Focus Group
The Potato Chip
Watching Dogfighting Ironically
No You Tell It
Talking through kids
CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION
Davy Gardner is an audio and film producer. He is the associate editor of The Truth Fiction on Radiotopia from PRX, where he has helped develop and produce both serials and stand-alone audio pieces, in addition to writing for the podcast fiction anthology. He is also the executive producer and show runner of The Foundation Podcast.
He associate produced the serial "The Off Season", which was named one of The Atlantic's Best Podcasts of 2018 and stars Peter Grosz (HBO's Veep). He also associate produced the serial "The Body Genius", which was listed on the A.V. Club's list of The Best Podcasts of 2019 So Far, as well as the stand-alone audio piece "The Jesse Eisenberg Effect" starring (surprise, surprise) Jesse Eisenberg, among many others.
Davy has also produced multiple award-winning short films, including "Mountain", which won Best Dark Comedy and Best First-time Screenwriter at the Los Angeles Film Awards and is streaming on Discover.Film, as well as his short "You Hang Up" which won the 2019 Berlin Flash Film Festival.
The Off Season
Davy helped develop and produce "The Off Season" which was praised by the
New York Times as "subtle and slyly funny" and named one of The Atlantic's Best Podcasts of 2018. The four-part serial that explores the #MeToo movement stars Peter Grosz (HBO's Veep) and Erica Hernandez (CBS's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) and was written by Marina & Nicco.
The Body Genius
Davy helped develop and produce "The Body Genius", a neo-noir audio comedy serial included on the A.V. Club's list of The Best Podcasts of 2019 So Far. The Body Genius is about a physical trainer in Los Angeles solving a murder. It was written by Hunter Nelson and produced by Jonathan Mitchell and Davy Gardner.
MANAGER: Karyn Feiner, Chloé Productions.
Davy is a writer for The Foundation, a weekend team (and currently the longest-running sketch house team) at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York.
Davy is also the showrunner and executive producer of The Foundation Podcast, which features comedy sketches written for audio specifically, and based around a different theme each episode. The Foundation Podcast is written and performed by the team and is directed by Marina Tempelsman.
Davy Gardner is a writer, creator, performer and a New York City native. He is a writer and associate editor at The Truth on Radiotopia (from PRX), writes for a weekend team at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, and is currently writing an original series for Audible.
He won Best First Time Screenwriter and Best Dark Comedy at the 2019 Los Angeles Film Awards for his short, "Mountain", which also won Best Dark Comedy at the 2019 New York Film Awards. His short film, "You Hang Up", won the 2019 Berlin Flash Film Festival. You can see some of his work streaming on Discover.Film. Davy has written many audio pieces and series, including "The Other Fran", which stars comedian Jo Firestone.
He associate produced the serial, "The Off Season", which stars Peter Grosz (HBO's Veep). The series was listed on The Atlantic's Top 50 Podcasts of 2018. He also associate produced "The Body Genius", which appeared on the A.V. Club's list of Best Podcasts of 2019 So Far.
Davy taught writing at The School of The New York Times alongside award-winning author, Meghan Daum. He created the series, Season Two Show, and improvises in New York City with the teams, "Boyf" and "Pork".