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Producer/Writer David Baxter received his degree in psychology from the University of Michigan and worked in corporate marketing before becoming assistant to Academy Award winning documentary director, Errol Morris. Baxter earned his master's degree from UCLA's Producer's Program and produced his first feature film, Shooting Lily that won the 1996 SXSW Film Festival.

After graduating from UCLA, Baxter ran development for Maple Palm Productions. At Maple Palm Baxter developed and was a producer on Ambushed, a thriller starring Courtney Vance and Virginia Madsen for HBO. Baxter became a member of the WGA after selling Nuvolari, an epic racing script, to 20th Century Fox.

Baxter is the recipient of the 2004 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation/Tribeca Film Institute screenwriting grant for two science themed film projects, The Broken Code, about the controversy surrounding Rosalind Franklin and the discovery of the structure of DNA and Face Value, about the life of actress/inventor Hedy Lamarr, whose "frequency hopping" patent was the basis for spread spectrum technology.

Baxter formed Nimbus Pictures with producing partner and entertainment publicist/marketer Lisa Taback to produce thought-provoking entertainment for the 21st century.

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