DAVY GARDNER  |  WRITER

Davy Gardner, Writer, Podcaster, Audio Creator, Producer
Davy Gardner, Writer, Podcaster, Audio Creator, Producer
 
 
 

AUDIO WRITING

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A mountain climbing couple gets caught in an avalanche. Will they survive?
Will their relationship?  Oh, also, someone named Marcia (Sue Galloway) is there too. 

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What if you could make a museum about your life?
What if that museum was your dating profile? 

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When Fran (Jo Firestone) attends her high school reunion, a drunk classmate mistakes

her for someone else and recounts a shocking story to the wrong person.

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Three friends make a mysterious yet simple choice,
and then have to make sense of the inconceivable results.

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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.

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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?

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In this special episode (kicked off with a sketch written by Davy Gardner), Jonathan Mitchell 
and Davy Gardner answer listener questions about the show.

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Written by Davy Gardner
 

COMMITMENT

A podcast fiction comedy in 60 seconds...


Performed by Margaret Burrus, 
Jack Frederick, and Mac Rogers

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An Audible Original Series!

COMING SOON

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"Museum of You"

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"The Choice"

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"Game Night"

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"Wonderworld, USA"

 

An audio project from Scribd

COMING SOON

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STORY EDITING, CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION

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Davy Gardner is an audio and film producer, editor, and director. He is a writer/producer for the podcast network, Wondery, on the New Series team. He's also writing, directing, and producing an Audible Original series, and writes for The Truth on Radiotopia from PRX where he's developed and helped produce many serials and stand-alone audio pieces. 

Davy launched and produced Wondery's "Against the Odds", an anthology of scripted documentary-style serials paired with interviews with the people who were really involved. The show was Top 10 on Apple Podcasts after launch.

 

Davy also produced the series "The Off Season", which The New York Times called "subtle and slyly funny" and was named one of The Atlantic's Best Podcasts of 2018 and stars Peter Grosz (HBO's Veep).

He 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 many stand-alone audio pieces including, "The Jesse Eisenberg Effect", starring Jesse Eisenberg. 

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 was on the two-person team that developed and produced "The Off Season" which The New York Times called "subtle and slyly funny" and  was 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 was on the two-person team that developed and produced "The Body Genius", a neo-noir audio comedy series 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.

Wondery's Against the Odds

Davy launched, developed, edited, and produced "Against the Odds", an anthology of five-part documentary serials from the hit podcast network, Wondery.

 

Against the Odds is a scripted non-fiction series about true stories of survival---from the Thai Cave Rescue to Prisoners of War who survived the Hanoi Hilton.

The show was Top 10 on Apple Podcasts in following its launch.
Davy also produced interview episodes for each series with the people who were there.

"The Thai Cave Rescue" - Episode 1

"John McCain: Prisoner of War" - Episode 1

"Kidnapped in the Desert" - Episode 1

"K2: The Savage Mountain" - Episode 1

 

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 the ear, and based around a different theme each episode. The Foundation Podcast is written and performed by the team and is directed by Marina Tempelsman. 

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SCREEN & STAGE WRITING

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ABOUT

Davy Gardner is a writer, creator, performer and a New York City native. He is writing, directing, and producing a scripted Audible Original series, was a writer, story editor, and producer on the New Series team at Wondery, and is a writer and development consultant for Scribd. He's also a veteran writer/ editor/ producer of The Truth Podcast on Radiotopia from PRX and a comedy writer for The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.

 

Davy's written many audio pieces and podcast series, including "Married Alive" starring Sue Galloway (30 Rock) and "The Other Fran" starring Jo Firestone (The Tonight Show), among others. He developed and associate produced the serial, "The Off Season" starring Peter Grosz (Veep) which the New York Times called "subtle and slyly funny", and 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. While working at Wondery, he launched, developed, edited, and produced 5 seasons of "Against the Odds". 

Davy 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 comedy short film, "You Hang Up", won the 2019 Berlin Flash Film Festival. You can see his work streaming on Discover.FilmDavy taught writing at The School of The New York Times alongside award-winning author, Meghan Daum. He improvises in New York City with the teams, "Boyf" and "Pork".