David McFarland is an accomplished media and entertainment executive, social impact advisor, award-winning producer/writer for film & television, and sought-after public speaker. In his work, David brings together cultural influencers, powerhouse brands, funders and coalition partners not just to create groundbreaking original content, but also build sustainable movements that deliver social impact and measurable value across media platforms/product portfolios.
I have entered one of the most creative periods of my life.
"Tomorrow’s champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today’s marketplace; they will escape competition altogether, because their innovative ideas and businesses will disrupt conventional ideas and old ways of thinking."
I often get asked, "So David, what do you do?" As a social entrepreneur, not only do I not have one single answer to that question; As someone that is constantly seeking new opportunities that make a difference in the world, I just don't want to be put in a box. Hence, the reason for this website. So, take your time, look around, and learn more about what I do and my current projects. I hope you find my work to be as meaningful as I do.
DLM ENTERTAINMENT GROUP is a diversified media and
entertainment company with ventures at the intersection of film, television, music, sport, culture, powerhouse brands and social impact. Founded by David McFarland, DLM Entertainment is dedicated to creating sports and entertainment content that inspires and
compels social change. As McFarland continues to expand
DLM Entertainment, he remains committed to combining the power
of a good story well told with opportunities for real world impact and awareness around issues that matter.
DLM IMPACT PARTNERS is a social impact consulting and management firm that specializes in the sports and entertainment sectors engaging with the leading media/entertainment/sports/music companies, influencers, elite athletes, artists, social enterprise, startups, funders, nonprofits and powerhouse brands to change the way people think about and respond to social issues.
For the past 25+ years, David has been advising and partnering with powerhouse brands, startups, nonprofits, valued institutions and other entrepreneurs and global leaders to develop, fund and implement sustainable solutions to social, cultural, financial, environmental and public health issues.
David specializes in the entertainment and sport sectors engaging with powerhouse brands, leading influencers, elite athletes, artists, nonprofits, startups, Hollywood, governing institutions of sport and social enterprise to change the way people think about and respond to social, political and cultural issues.
David creates content and social impact campaigns that travel the world, serving as a critical catalyst for historical and global change.
He passionately believes in the incredible power of authenticity propelling important stories to new heights. Through his films, docu series and digital content, David seeks to entertain, encourage and empower every individual to take action and make a difference.
David is a sought-after public speaker. He is a respected expert and thought leader on the intersection of business, sport/entertainment, mental health/suicide prevention, diversity & inclusion and social impact.
As a social entrepreneur, David often speaks about the importance of having the creative acumen to tell stories on the issues that matter, the respect of the artistic and business communities, and to find your entrepreneurial talent to advance these stories to create social impact. He inspires others to find their voice and better understand that bold, well-told stories wield significant power.