San Francsico, California
I've been directing and producing video content for 20 years. I've seen and done it all; live broadcast, commercials, music promos, corporates, viral, drama & documentary in over 37 countries. I now mastermind and execute compelling and groundbreaking video campaigns for Fortune 500 companies
National Film School of Ireland
Current Affairs Documentary Director/Producer
Associate Creative Director
– Since 1996 I've worked in practically every role, from runner to director; focus puller to producer and now Creative Director. I've gained invaluable insight into what each crew, each project needs and it has made me an incredible flexible and efficient filmmaker and creative manager –
From the most intimate & compelling human story to the most out-there viral stunt, it all starts with the spark of an idea. From there, the most critical part is deciding the tone and style that serve the story best. This is where I excel. I can work in any genre or style. I am a polymath of video genres. Coupled with my strong writing skills I can coax an idea from a spark to an inferno
I've produced hundreds of hours of content and overseen tens of millions of dollars worth of budgets. I've planned, organized and executed shoots in over 37 countries including some of the hardest to reach and harshest places on Earth. I have contacts and resources in every corner of the globe.
Working on projects with teams large or small, designing and implementing content marketing and amplification strategies and practices through multiple channels - I've done it all
[David's] directing style always gets the best from those around him, constantly resulting in engaging and visually arresting pieces. He is driven but not egotisical; both a collaborator and a leader; technically aware but creatively inspired. Above all he is storyteller who can turn the blandest topic into a compelling watch. One of the most talented people I've worked with in television with a range of skills that is rarely matched.
MARK COUGHLAN, RTE TELEVISION
"[David's] passion for video shines whenever you talk to him, and he has a genuine desire to create something spectacular. He has strong social skills and a clear understanding of how to make a video succeed from inception to execution."
ELIZABETH O'NEILL, TWITTER
"David is a really competent Producer/Director. He has worked for me on a number of projects and has always managed to get me great content beautifully shot -no matter what trials and tribulations he has to face along the way."
SUSAN MAXWELL, FREELANCE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
"David gets the highest possible recommendation from me - excellent skills, attitude, talent and creativity."
KEN O'SHEA, RTE TELEVISION
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