David Hewitt

Self-shooter

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Producer / Director

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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. He can edit his own projects also. He is flexible with equipment, can shoot 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.
He has is own camera equipment, edit facilities and drone qualification.

Selected credits

TV Commercials / Branded Content

Prod Co / Agency Brand / Title Type Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

Chrome Productions

Royal Salute

Branded Content

Producer & Drone Pilot

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Chrome Productions

Doors

Branded Content / TVC

Producer

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Academy Films

Morrisons

Commercial

Hyperlapse and Drone Pilot

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The Space, Arts Council, BBC Arts

Good Chance Ensemble

Content

Prod / Director (self-shooter)

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The Media Trust

John Lewis Foundation

Content

Prod / Director

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Satellite Pictures

NHS Camden & Islington

Content

Prod / Director

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The Media Trust

Paradigm Housing

Corporate

Director

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The Media Trust

The Soldiers’ Charity

Content

Prod / Director

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The Media Trust

StreetLink

Content

Prod / Director

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The Media Trust

Survivors UK – 7 videos

Content - Brand films

Prod / Director

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Klein and Co

NHS Tavistock and Portman

Content

Director

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Creative Grid

Knomo ‘Knomad’ and ‘Mayfair’

Content

Director

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Satellite Pictures

Jack Petchey Foundation

Content

Director

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The Media Trust

London City Airport Christmas Message Booth

Content

Director

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MOFILM

Coca-Cola – “The Forgotten Can****

Content Brand film

Director

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PlayStation – “Revolution” & “Epic Greatness” **

Content – Brand Films

Director

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MOFILM

Diners Club International - “LGMC” & “Divers”

Content - Brand film

Director

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MOFILM

Shell V-Power – “The Groom’s Speech” ***

Content - Brand film

Director

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Satellite Pictures

Barts Health Cancer Centre – (thirteen films)

Corporate

Prod / Director

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Good Chance Theatre

Drone Work

Content

Self-Shooter/ Director

N/A

The Media Trust

The Poppy Factory – (many films over 4 years)

Content

Self-Shooter, PD & Editor

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The Media Trust

Strength in Horses

Content - – Charity Awareness film

Self-Shooter, PD & Editor

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The Media Trust

The Thera Trust

Content - Charity Awareness film

Self-Shooter, PD & Editor

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Satellite Pictures

s London Gay Mens’ Chorus

Content - Charity Awareness film

Self-Shooter, PD & Editor

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The Media Trust

The Lullaby Trust

Content - Charity Awareness film

Self-Shooter, PD & Editor

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Satellite Pictures

NRCSE

Content - Charity Awareness Film

Self-Shooter, PD & Editor

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The Media Trust

Sutton House Partnership

Content

Self-Shooter, PD & Editor

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Work History

Date(s) Company Role

2007 - 2011

Experiential Marketing and Event Videos: Closer (Mazda, Carlsberg) BD-NTWK (Nintendo Wii, DS Lite, Lurpack, Stella Artois) Because (National Minimum Wage, Scottish Courage, Rohan) i2i Marketing (Ginsters, Kiwi, Philips, Weightwatchers, Nature Valley, CAPCOM, GSK) Steam (Fosters, Strongbow, John Smiths, Stowells) GHMC (Goodwood, Honda)

Self-Shooter & Editor

1999 - 2007

Commercials: Academy, Gerard de Thame, Therapy Films, Cowboy Films, Stark Films, Godman

Runner / Prod. Assistant

1999 - 2007

Feature Film: The Truth About Love, The State Of The Party

Assist. To Producer

1999-2007

Music Videos: Delays, Oasis, All Saints, Stereophonics, Lisa Scott Lee, Honeyz

Prod. Assist. / Manager

1999 - 2007

Television Drama: Hustle, Spooks, Babyfather, Hiroshima, Inspector Lynley Mysteries

Runner

Shorts & Personal Projects

Title Producer Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

I’m Here *

Nora Vogt

Director

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Hoodie Monologue **

Amy Mathieson

Director

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Trunks ***

Adam Young & M Sohanpal

Director

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Tomorrow’s Forecast ****

M Sohanpal

Director

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Belly Button *****

D Hewitt

Prod / Director

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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
  • Microsoft Packages

Additional Skills

  • Valid driving license
  • Car owner
  • DBS Certificate
  • Qualified Drone Pilot
  • 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