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Open Road

David is a Writer, Director and Editor who has earned acclaim for his ability to draw out genuine, heartfelt stories and performances. His work is known for impactful and stylised touches that breathe emotional depth and resonance into his storytelling.

David’s love for creating narratives and honing performance led him to begin writing and directing short films in 2017. His debut, ‘A Modest Defeat’, picked up awards around the world and received Official Selection at two Academy Award qualifiers. It has been watched by over six million people on YouTube – two million during its first month online.

He initially joined the film industry through post-production at the BBC, then moved into directing for MTV, and ultimately to directing for branded projects. He has collaborated with leading agencies such as Ogilvy, AKQA, Mother, Saatchi & Saatchi and Mullenlowe. His clientele includes American Express, BBC, Coca-Cola, Nike, The Guardian and Virgin.