David Weinstein’s background in visual development, design and CG animation reflects his visionary approach to storytelling. He has directed cinematic movies for Sony Computer Entertainment, Guerrilla Games, United Front Games, Sucker Punch Productions, Zipper Int, and collaborated with clients Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Overbrook Entertainment, Walt Disney Pictures and Amblin Entertainment.
In 2010 David’s first short film, Azureus Rising, went on to become an internet sensation collecting more than 4 million combined views to date. Azureus also earned him the Best Director Award from the Los Angeles International Film Festival as well as Best Short Film at the Hollyshorts Film Festival and Malibu Film Festival. That same year, David was named to The Black List for Aspiring Filmmakers, a list of a dozen filmmakers to watch determined by Hollywood studio execs, producers and the like.
David approaches every production with a unique combination of dynamic style, appeal and story sensibility that sets his work above the crowd. Having an eminent understanding of visual effects, motion capture, animation and virtual cinematography, David is able to marry that with real world digital filmmaking and his love for working with actors.Awards:
Best Director Short Film – Los Angeles International Film Festival
Best Animated Short Film – Malibu International Film Festival
Best Animated Short Film – Holly Shorts Film Festival
Best Animated Short Film – Los Angeles International Film Festival