David Valdes is a veteran film and television producer. His current film, Transcendence, stars Johnny Depp and is being directed by Wally Pfister. He has collaborated on seventeen films with Clint Eastwood (Pale Rider, The Dead Pool, White Hunter Black Heart, In The Line of Fire and Unforgiven), four movies with Francis Ford Coppola, as well as with noted filmmakers Kevin Costner, the Hughes brothers, Frank Darabont and Richard LaGravenese. Davidís many films have received several Academy Award nominations, including a personal one for Best Picture for The Green Mile. Other credits include the westerns Open Range and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.