David is an Emmy® Nominated cinematographer and commercial + documentary filmmaker currently based in the US. In 2018, his work on ‘Angelique’ a documentary short for CondeNast was nominated at the 39th Annual Emmy® Awards in News & Documentary for Outstanding Feature Story in a non-fiction newsmagazine.

His interest lies in personal, truthful, and highly intimate storytelling. His approach is verité driven that relies heavily on the mutual trust between filmmaker and characters, focusing on the universal truths we all share as humans.  David’s style is aimed at exposing moments of humanity and vulnerability within his characters – finding the subtle attributes to storytelling that have the ability to transcend cultural barriers and identify with audiences around the world.


Over his 12+ years of experience both self-employed and as a part of a team, David has delivered successful projects to clients of all forms.

Satisfied clients

From tech-based start-ups, non-profits, and corporate brand storytelling.


David has secured fiscal sponsorship and negotiated distribution deals for his work and others through Southern Documentary Fund, Kickstarter, etc.

awards and nominations

Awards from Academy-eligible festivals include "Emerging New Director", "Grand Jury Prize", "Audience Award", and "Best Cinematography".

Years of experience

A variety of creative professional roles including freelance filmmaker, corporate video producer, and artist in-residence.