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David Kruta - Director of Photography, Phantom High Speed Tech


An award-winning Director of Photography, David Kruta most recently added the SoCal Film Fest Best Cinematography award to his credentials. The son of Czech political refugees, David’s lifetime has taken him through a variety of cultures, experiences and locations spanning the globe, and naturally bringing him to New York City to fulfill his passion for photography and storytelling.

David’s career in the arts included not only still and moving pictures, but also the culinary arts, graphic design and fine art; All of which have inspired him to create cutting-edge visuals in his pursuit for the perfect image

David has shot short films, commercials, documentaries, fashion and music videos and feature films. This talented Director of Photography is the visual architect behind the recently announced 2013 Sundance Competing feature film, “Concussion,” starring Robin Weigert and Maggie Siff.

David has shot for a an extensive list of clients such as Ford Models, Starbucks, Gillette, Hearts on Fire, PUMA, Phish, Clinique, Snuggle, Oppenheimer Funds, Bose, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, Hyundai, Hasbro, PBS, Dunkin Donuts, Red Lobster, Margaritas and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and is always on the lookout for new and interesting projects.

FEATURE/TELEVISION SIDEWALK TRAFFIC / dir Anthony Fisher OLD 37 / dir Christian Winters CONCUSSION (Official Selection Sundance 2013) / dir Stacie Passon SMALLTOWN / dir Mark Fogarty THE SUSPECT / 2nd unit dop / dir Stuart Connelly / dop Eric Giovon ALL IS BRIGHT / 2nd unit dop / dir Phil Morrison / dop Mott Hupfel WALLACE (short film) / dir Ian McCulloch REMEMBER YOUR DEATH (short film) / dir Greg Croteau SOURCE (short film) / dir Will Simmons THE CHAIN (documentary) / dir Scott Weintrob CLOUDS OVER CUBA (documentary) / add'l cinematography / dir Ben Tricklebank MOVE AT THE SPEED OF LIFE (documentary) / dir Matt Thompson DOOMSDAY (documentary) / add'l cinematography COMMERCIAL PAMPERS "LOVE, SLEEP, PLAY" / dir Ricardo Rivera PREMIER HEALTH "ORTHO, HEART, CANCER" / dir Kevin Kerwin STAPLE "SUMMER 2013" / dir Michael Lawrence & Bryan Schlam SURFAID "THE RIGHT TO A HEALTHY LIFE" / dir Michael Lawrence MIZUNO "PROPHECY" / dir Michael Lawrence 110% "CHURCH" / dir Michael Lawrence PTC "SEE THE FUTURE" / dir Alan Chebot MARINA ABRAMOVIC INSTITUTE "PHASE 0" / dir Milica Zec OPPENHEIMER FUNDS "GRIP" / dir Ed Riew SURFAID "MALARIA" / dir Michael Lawrence PENSKE "WINNER'S CIRCLE" / dir Victor Sonder SOLE BICYCLES "NYC" / dir Julian Marshall BOSE "BOB MARESCA" / dir Gabe Davis GOOD NEIGHBOR PHARMACY “QUESTIONS” / dir Scott Whitham OPPENHEIMER FUNDS “ROCHESTER” / dir Edward Riew CDC “LIFETIME OF VACCINES” / dir Alan Chebot GILLETTE “LIGHT IT UP” / dir Ricardo Rivera STARBUCKS “CREATE JOBS FOR USA” / dir Derek Doneen BOSTON PUBLIC HEALTH COMMISSION “FAT” / dir Yanik Ruiz-Ramon PUMA “PUMA YOURSELF HARDER” / dir Stan Lozinsky PHISH “2010 FALL TOUR” / dir Phil Andelman SONY MAKE.BELIEVE “DAVE CHAIMSON” / dir Eli Stonberg HARVARD PILGRIM HEALTH CARE “BE WELL” / dir Steve Lucier MUSIC VIDEO AMUSE BOUCHE "SOMETIMES" / dir Alex Amoling TIM BENDZKO "PROGRAMMIERT" / dir Bernd Katzmarczyk HITS "AFTER DARK" / dir Michael Lawrence SVETA BOUT "TALKING TO THE WALLS" / dir David Kruta SHAKE THE BARON "GHOST HITS" / dir Alex Amoling LAURA S FEAT. GUSTAVO LIMA "NOT THIS TIME (VOU ME ENCONTRAR)" / dir Rodrigo Gianetto GAMBLES "TRUST" / dir Grant Singer LEVEK “BLACK MOLD GROW” / dir Michael Lawrence FVNX “WE LOVE” / dir Michael Lawrence THE LAST ROYALS “CRYSTAL VASES” / dir Michael Lawrence ANNA HAAS “MAYPOLE” / dir Jon Tee THE DIG “I ALREADY FORGOT EVERYTHING YOU SAID” / dir Tyler Greco NEON INDIAN “URBAN OUTFITTERS SERIES” / dir William Abramson NADA SURF “ELECTROCUTION” / dir Eli Stonberg BEAT CHEFS “REGULATE (NATE DOGG & WARREN G)” / dir Eli Stonberg APACHE BEAT “YOUR POWERS ARE MAGIC” / dir Hunter Fairstone AU REVOIR SIMONE “KNIGHT OF WANDS” / dir Eli Stonberg FASHION FORD MODELS “INDIA” / dir Michael Lawrence ADDITIONAL INFO USA Citizenship Fluent in English and Czech, Basic Spanish International Cinematographers Guild - Local 600 Member

Nominated for Best Cinematography for "Concussion", Sundance 2013
Best Cinematography, SoCal Film Festival 2011

Years in Business: 
5-10 years
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