As Director/Cameraman, David uses his storytelling ability and charm to help work with real people to have them feel at ease in front of the camera. Professional talent have commented on how refreshing it is to work with someone with clear vision and an easy manner.
David easily moves from the dramatic format to documentary style shooting and lighting. His DP and editorial work helped win an Emmy for the Documentary Too Flawed to Fix exploring the flaws of the Illinois death penalty system.
As a highly sought after Cinematographer and Gaffer, David honed his skills as a Director by working with some of the greats including Chicago legend Joe Sedelmaier.
Being proficient in cinematography and photography allows David to merge the two disciplines for web based projects that require stills and video production. David enjoys giving back to the film community by sharing his years of experience as an adjunct professor at Columbia College.