David Hewitt

Drone Pilot

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David has a rich working experience with over twenty years working in commercials, music videos, television and feature films. In the last 10 years he has focused on making videos for corporations, institutions and charities.

He either directs, self-shoots and/or produces. Additionally he can edit and is flexible with equipment whether shooting to a script or thinking on his feet.

His films have won awards consistently over the years and he enjoys delivering to the needs of a brief, always looking for fresh, creative and collaborative ways to make new content engaging. He brings creative passion to projects and enjoys solving problems with a smile.

Selected credits

TV Commercials / Branded Content

Date Prod Co / Agency Brand / Title Type Director Producer DOP Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2021 - Oct

Chrome Productions

Royal Salute

Branded Content

Colin Howell

David Hewitt

Producer & Drone Pilot

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2022 - Aug

Think Or Swim

4Poker

Branded Content

Neil Morris

Neil Morris

Scott Jones

Drone Pilot

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2022 - Jun

Liquona

Hindleap Warren Activity Centre

Branded Content

Amanda Ward

Amanda Ward

Tom Hooker

Drone Pilot

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2022 - Apr

Good Chance

Afghan Kite Flying

Branded Content

David Hewitt

David Hewitt

Producer, Director, Drone

N/A

2022 - Jan

Satellite Pictures

Royal Trinity Hospice

Branded Content

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David Hewitt

Producer, Director, Drone

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2021 - Sep

BBC

Good Chance

Branded Content

David Hewitt

David Hewitt

Producer, Director, Drone

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2021 - Aug

NHS

Mental Health

Branded Content

David Hewitt

David Hewitt

Producer, Director, Drone

N/A

2021 - Jul

Satellite Pictures

Frithsden Construction

Branded Content

David Hewitt

David Hewitt

Producer, Director & Drone

N/A

2021 - Dec

Chrome Productions

Here Tech

Branded Content

Sam Strong

Elise Rappoport

Supervising Producer & Drone Pilot

N/A

2021 - May

Academy Films

Morrisons

Commercial

Henry Schofield

Jacob Swan Hyam

Hyperlapse and Drone Pilot

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Countries Worked in

  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • USA

Education

  • 1995-1998 University of Westminster – BA(Hons) - Film Video & Photographic Arts
  • BECTU member
  • BAFTA Voting Member - Film and Television

Technical Skills

  • Final Cut Pro - Advanced
  • Premier Pro - Advanced
  • After Effects - Intermediate
  • Photoshop - Basic
  • Microsoft Packages

Additional Skills

  • Valid driving license
  • Car owner
  • DBS Certificate
  • Qualified Drone Pilot Research of suitable contributors and locations for projects.
  • Passed APA Covid Assessment

Awards

  • *Best Director Rob Knox Film Festival - Best Short Film High Peak Film Festival
  • **Best Short Film Kilburn Film Festival - Best Short Film Rob Knox Film Festival
  • ***Best Short Film Northern Lights - Best Experimental Film Limelight Awards - Best Screenplay Van d’Or Film Festival
  • ****Best Short Film Seften Film Festival - Best Short Film I Will Tell Film Festival - Best Editing Rob Knox Film Festival
  • *****Best Short Film Audience Award Raindance
  • Finalist BAFTA Kodak - Finalist TCM Classic Shorts - Best Short Film Filmstock