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ED DAVID CINEMATOGRAPHER

 

Music Videos/NARRATIVE

Commercials

DOCUMENTARY

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ABOUT .....

I am a director of photography/steadicam op who does commercial, narrative and doc work.

A short film I did for Sean Kennedy won a Primetime Emmy in 2014.  A commercial I shot won the Grande Prix at Cannes 2014 and another won the Palme d'Or in 2016 for director John X. Carey.

I try to bring honesty and an emotional connection to the people I film.   

For me, camera movement and composition is just as important as lighting.  How a frame moves into the next frame. To try to make the camera movement a part of the emotional connection of the talent in the films.  So are lenses and color in creating mood. 

I understand the needs of the director since I make my own films as well.  I understand what they need in terms of dedication to their ideas, as well as drive to not give up.  And if you are a producer reading this, I completely understand your needs as well and think you are wonderful.

I takes on every project with as much energy as humanly possible.  Cinematography is my passion, along with writing and making films about social change and playing nintendo and the upright bass. I'm in the local 600 union.

I'm a local to New York but travel frequently.

I work on all projects, big and small.

Hope I can do your next film project!

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CONTACT .....

For Commercial Bookings please contact:

Pattie Sueoka @ Gersh

psueoka@gersh.com / 310.205.5818

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For everything else, please contact:

ED DAVID
917-449-0739

ed.david@gmail.com

 

I work on all projects, big and small.

And drop me an email about anything.


GEAR I OWN .....

 

Arri Alexa Mini c/o Really Nice Friends Adam and Jason

Sony F65

Ursa Mini 4.6k Pro x 2 + A7S ii + RX100 iv

Zeiss Standard Speeds - 20, 28, 40, 85, 100.  Red zoom 18-50, 50-150, Leica R, Canon FD - too many lenses!

Filters galore / matte box

focus1 wireless follow focus

Steadicam Zephyr

Wireless Monitors - Teradeks 600

Lighting + Grip - litemats 2ls, astra lights, hmis 

Monitors

Dana Dolly + Edna Dolly

Maxabeam flashlight