Brionne Davis is an award-winning actor, producer and director best known for his leading role in the internationally acclaimed EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT. Davis' role portrays an American scientist inspired by Richard Evans Schultes and his journey through the Amazon in Colombia South America. The film won a multitude of awards across the globe including SUNDANCE "Sloan Award 2016", CANNES "Directors fortnight" 2015, Hamptons IFF, nominated Film Independent Spirit Awards and was nominated for the 2016 Academy Awards in Hollywood. Davis is no stranger to the festival circuit and has been a guest speaker, juror, and panelist at more than 15 festivals and media events across the globe. As an actor he has had leading roles in over 30 independent films, guest star television appearances such as "RAY DONOVAN", and his theater credits extend across the country: BENTat the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles directed by Moises Kaufman, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at BoxCar Theater in San Francisco, Lee in TRUE WEST at New York City's Theater Row, and A NOBLE EXILE a one-man show memoir inspired by Tennessee Williams- to name a few. Brionne he has directed and produced theater in Los Angeles and New York including works from the emerging writers' workshop at THE PUBLIC THEATER in NEW YORK. Brionne is currently directing the film GLASS executive produced by Tony Award-winning producer Terry Loftis. Brionne serves as an Artistic Director for the Hippo Life Organization in Los Angeles which focusses on rehabilitation through the arts and is an acting mentor and teacher for AUN in Burbank.