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Straddling the Pond for Four Decades with


World’s Leading Entertainment Industry PR & Marketing Consultancy and Event Management Company

DDA is the leading global film and entertainment communications agency, offering a bespoke service and a truly worldwide reach for the Creative Industries. From offices in London and LA, and affiliates throughout the world, DDA provides creative and insightful strategies and, turnkey campaign solutions for film, television and brands.




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Dennis Davidson formed Davidson Dalling Associates Limited, as a specialist filmed entertainment PR consultancy, in the UK in August 1970, changing the name to Dennis Davidson Associates Limited in 1975, when he also opened Dennis Davidson Associates, Inc. in California.

He then split the consultancy into DDA Public Relations & DDA Event Management in 2003. After orchestrating MBOs of both companies in 2009, he remains active in the businesses, running DDA Consulting, a DDAPR unit, and working extensively with DDA EM.

DDA Consulting works for a few select clients in all areas of distribution, marketing and public relations, principally in the international arena.

DDAC credits include David O Russell’s AMERICAN HUSTLE, the Wachowski’s CLOUD ATLAS and Netflix series SENSE8; the international AMPAS campaign for Tom McCarthy’s SPOTLIGHT, Oliver Stone’s SNOWDEN and Ewan McGregor’s upcoming AMERICAN PASTORAL. He is also advising Ian Ihnatowycz on his BITTER HARVEST investment, Chinese director Zhang Wei on his productions, young British action director Vicky Jewson on CLOSE and the Facing East principals, Philip Lee and Markus Barmettler, who Executive Produced THE REVENANT.

Dennis is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Relations, a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, a member of BAFTA, and the Variety Club of Great Britain (he held the pro-bono position of Press Guy for Variety Clubs International for a six- year term). He is a Co-Chair of the annual amFAR ‘Cinema Against Aids’ at the Cannes Film Festival and serves on the Institute of Cancer Research’s Annual Carol Service committee.

Married to Janette Day, a film producer, Davidson has a daughter and three sons, the youngest of which is a US Citizen by birth.

DDA is the pre-eminent PR and marketing consultancy in the World today (see: The two DDA companies are now involved with PR, event management, marketing, Digital/Social, Awards, Brands, creative services and consulting across the whole spectrum of filmed entertainment.