Biography

​A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed and produced his first feature film for another generous film legend, Charles Band. DeCoteau has gone on to produce and direct more than fifty motion pictures over the past twenty years. His passion lies in the creation of popular genre programming made for world consumption. DeCoteau's experience in creating content in countries all over the world makes him a proven choice for exceptionally challenging movie projects. He resides in British Columbia, Canada and Hollywood, California.

​A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed and produced his first feature film for another generous film legend, Charles Band. DeCoteau has gone on to produce and direct more than fifty motion pictures over the past twenty years. His passion lies in the creation of popular genre programming made for world consumption. DeCoteau's experience in creating content in countries all over the world makes him a proven choice for exceptionally challenging movie projects. He resides in British Columbia, Canada and Hollywood, California.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 150

Birthday 1962-01-05

Place of Birth Portland, Oregon

Official Site http://rapidheart.com

Also Known As

  • Jack Reed
  • Joseph Tennent
  • David McCabe
  • David DeCouteau
  • Ellen Cabot
  • Mary Crawford
  • David Doe

Directing TV ShowsMovies

2018 The Wrong CruiseDirector
2017 My Christmas GrandpaDirector
2017 A Christmas CruiseDirector
2017 A Royal Christmas BallDirector
2017 Runaway Christmas BrideDirector
2017 Delivering ChristmasDirector
2017 Femaliens: Seduction of the SpeciesDirector
2017 The Wrong StudentDirector
2017 Deadly LessonsDirector
2017 Swamp FreakDirector
2016 A Husband for ChristmasDirector
2016 Bloody BlacksmithDirector
2016 Asian Ghost StoryDirector
2016 Evil ExhumedDirector
2016 The Wrong ChildDirector
2016 666: Teen WarlockDirector
2016 The Wrong RoommateDirector
2015 Sorority SlaughterhouseDirector
2015 90210 Shark AttackDirector
2014 3 Scream QueensDirector
2014 Bigfoot vs. D.B. CooperDirector
2014 Doc Holliday's RevengeDirector
2014 Knock 'em DeadDirector
2014 666: Devilish CharmDirector
2014 666: Kreepy KerryDirector
2014 3 Wicked WitchesDirector
2013 Bonnie & Clyde: JustifiedDirector
2013 My Stepbrother Is a Vampire!?!Director
2013 A Talking Pony!?!Director
2013 Badass ShowdownDirector
2013 An Easter Bunny PuppyDirector
2013 A Talking Cat!?!Director
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of WitchcraftDirector
2012 Santa's Summer HouseDirector
2012 Immortal Kiss: Queen of the NightDirector
2012 A Halloween PuppyDirector
2012 2: Voodoo AcademyDirector
2012 1313: FrankenqueenDirector
2012 1313: Night of the WidowDirector
2012 1313: Hercules Unbound!Director
2012 1313: Bermuda TriangleDirector
2012 1313: UFO InvasionDirector
2012 Snow White: A Deadly SummerDirector
2012 1313: Cougar CultDirector
2012 1313: Bigfoot IslandDirector
2012 1313: Billy the KidDirector
2011 Christmas SpiritDirector
2011 1313: Boy CraziesDirector
2011 1313: Wicked StepbrotherDirector
2011 1313: Actor Slash ModelDirector
2011 1313: Haunted FratDirector
2011 1313: Giant Killer Bees!Director
2011 1313: Nightmare MansionDirector
2010 Puppet Master: Axis of EvilDirector
2009 The Invisible ChroniclesDirector
2009 NightfallDirector
2009 The Pit and the PendulumDirector
2009 Stem CellDirector
2009 Alien PresenceDirector
2009 HorrificDirector
2009 The Brotherhood VI: InitiationDirector
2009 The Brotherhood V: AlumniDirector
2008 PossessedDirector
2008 House of UsherDirector
2008 Playing with FireDirector
2007 The RavenDirector
2007 Grizzly RageDirector
2006 Beastly BoyzDirector
2005 Witches of the CaribbeanDirector
2005 The Brotherhood IV: the ComplexDirector
2005 Killer BashDirector
2004 The SisterhoodDirector
2004 Tomb of TerrorDirector
2004 Ring of DarknessDirector
2003 Speed DemonDirector
2003 Leeches!Director
2003 The Brotherhood III: Young DemonsDirector
2002 Wolves of Wall StreetDirector
2002 The FrighteningDirector
2001 The Brotherhood 2: Young WarlocksDirector
2001 Final StabDirector
2001 The BrotherhoodDirector
2000 Prison of the DeadDirector
2000 Voodoo AcademyDirector
2000 Frankenstein & the Werewolf Reborn!Director
1999 Retro Puppet MasterDirector
1999 TotemDirector
1999 WitchouseDirector
1999 Ancient Evil: Scream of the MummyDirector
1999 Alien ArsenalDirector
1999 The Killer EyeDirector
1998 TalismanDirector
1998 Curse of the Puppet MasterDirector
1998 ShriekerDirector
1998 Leather Jacket Love StoryDirector
1998 Frankenstein Reborn!Director
1997 Lurid Tales: The Castle QueenDirector
1997 AbsolutionDirector
1997 SkeletonsDirector
1996 Petticoat PlanetDirector
1996 Prey of the JaguarDirector
1996 Bikini GoddessesDirector
1995 Beach Babes 2: Cave Girl IslandDirector
1995 Blonde HeavenDirector
1995 Prehysteria! 3Director
1994 Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000Director
1993 Beach Babes from BeyondDirector
1993 Naked InstinctDirector
1991 Puppet Master III Toulon's RevengeDirector
1990 The Girl I WantDirector
1989 Murder WeaponDirector
1989 Dr. AlienDirector
1989 Deadly EmbraceDirector
1989 American RampageDirector
1988 Lady AvengerDirector
1988 Nightmare SistersDirector
1988 Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-RamaDirector
1987 CreepozoidsDirector
1986 DreamaniacDirector

Production

2017 The Wrong StudentExecutive Producer
2017 Swamp FreakExecutive Producer
2016 A Husband for ChristmasProducer
2016 Bloody BlacksmithExecutive Producer
2016 Evil ExhumedProducer
2016 Evil ExhumedExecutive Producer
2016 Asian Ghost StoryExecutive Producer
2016 666: Teen WarlockProducer
2015 Sorority SlaughterhouseProducer
2015 90210 Shark AttackProducer
2014 3 Scream QueensProducer
2014 Bigfoot vs. D.B. CooperExecutive Producer
2014 Doc Holliday's RevengeProducer
2014 666: Kreepy KerryProducer
2013 My Stepbrother Is a Vampire!?!Producer
2013 A Talking Pony!?!Producer
2013 An Easter Bunny PuppyProducer
2012 Immortal Kiss: Queen of the NightProducer
2012 A Halloween PuppyProducer
2012 1313: FrankenqueenProducer
2012 1313: Bermuda TriangleProducer
2012 1313: UFO InvasionProducer
2012 1313: Cougar CultProducer
2012 1313: Bigfoot IslandProducer
2012 1313: Billy the KidProducer
2011 Christmas SpiritProducer
2011 1313: Boy CraziesProducer
2011 1313: Wicked StepbrotherProducer
2011 1313: Actor Slash ModelProducer
2011 1313: Haunted FratProducer
2011 1313: Nightmare MansionProducer
2009 The Pit and the PendulumProducer
2009 The Brotherhood VI: InitiationProducer
2008 House of UsherProducer
2007 The RavenProducer
2006 Beastly BoyzProducer
2003 Speed DemonProducer
2003 Leeches!Producer
2003 The Brotherhood III: Young DemonsProducer
2002 The FrighteningProducer
2001 The BrotherhoodProducer
1996 Petticoat PlanetProducer
1996 Not Again!Executive Producer
1995 Beach Babes 2: Cave Girl IslandExecutive Producer
1993 Naked InstinctExecutive Producer
1992 Humanoids from AtlantisExecutive Producer
1992 Redneck County FeverExecutive Producer
1992 Reanimator AcademyExecutive Producer
1992 Nightmare AsylumExecutive Producer
1991 Puppet Master III Toulon's RevengeProducer
1991 BeastiesExecutive Producer
1991 Steel and LaceProducer
1991 Shock Cinema: Volume FourExecutive Producer
1990 Puppet Master IIProducer
1990 The Girl I WantExecutive Producer
1990 Crash and BurnProduction Manager
1990 Crash and BurnProducer
1990 Linnea Quigley's Horror WorkoutExecutive Producer
1989 Robot NinjaExecutive Producer
1989 Zombie RampageExecutive Producer
1989 Ghetto BlasterProducer
1989 Assault of the Party NerdsExecutive Producer
1988 Lady AvengerProducer
1988 Nightmare SistersProducer
1988 Assault of the Killer BimbosProducer
1987 CreepozoidsAssociate Producer
1987 CreepozoidsProducer

Camera

2015 Sorority SlaughterhouseDirector of Photography
2015 90210 Shark AttackDirector of Photography
2014 3 Scream QueensDirector of Photography
2014 Bigfoot vs. D.B. CooperDirector of Photography
2014 666: Kreepy KerryDirector of Photography
2013 My Stepbrother Is a Vampire!?!Director of Photography
2013 A Talking Pony!?!Director of Photography
2012 Immortal Kiss: Queen of the NightDirector of Photography
2012 A Halloween PuppyDirector of Photography
2012 2: Voodoo AcademyDirector of Photography
2012 1313: FrankenqueenDirector of Photography
2012 1313: Bermuda TriangleDirector of Photography
2012 1313: UFO InvasionDirector of Photography
2012 1313: Bigfoot IslandDirector of Photography
2012 1313: Cougar CultDirector of Photography
2012 1313: Billy the KidDirector of Photography
2011 1313: Boy CraziesDirector of Photography
2011 1313: Wicked StepbrotherDirector of Photography
2011 1313: Actor Slash ModelDirector of Photography
2011 1313: Haunted FratDirector of Photography
2011 1313: Nightmare MansionDirector of Photography

Writing

2017 Swamp FreakWriter
2016 Bloody BlacksmithWriter
2016 Evil ExhumedWriter
2016 Asian Ghost StoryWriter
2016 666: Teen WarlockStory
2014 Bigfoot vs. D.B. CooperStory
2014 Bigfoot vs. D.B. CooperWriter
2012 1313: FrankenqueenWriter
2012 1313: Night of the WidowWriter
2012 1313: Cougar CultWriter
2012 1313: Bigfoot IslandStory
2007 The RavenStory
2006 Beastly BoyzStory
2003 Speed DemonStory
2003 The Brotherhood III: Young DemonsStory
2001 The Brotherhood 2: Young WarlocksStory
2001 Final StabStory
1998 Leather Jacket Love StoryWriter
1992 ChickboxerStory
1987 CreepozoidsWriter

Acting

Celluloid Wizards in the Video Wasteland: The Saga of Empire Pictures as Himself
2017 Puppet Master: Axis Termination as Flamboyant Nazi #1
2017 The Disaster Artist as Himself (uncredited)
2014 Trophy Heads as Juicy Stand Customer
2013 I Am Divine as Himself
2011 Screaming in High Heels: The Rise & Fall of the Scream Queen Era as Himself
2008 Gingerdead Man 2: Passion of the Crust as Himself
1998 Hollywood Mortuary as Himself
1998 Creaturealm: From the Dead as Himself
1996 100 Years of Horror: Scream Queens as Himself
1991 Zombie Cop as Guy driving car
1991 Shock Cinema: Volume One as Himself
1991 Shock Cinema: Volume Four as Himself / Director
1989 Robot Ninja as Russ Mazzola
1965 Kitchen

Crew

2017 Deadly LessonsCinematography
2017 Swamp FreakCinematography
2016 Bloody BlacksmithCinematography
2008 PossessedCreator
1993 The WitchingThanks
1989 American RampageAdditional Writing

Sound

2001 The BrotherhoodFoley Artist

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