David Rudd

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A Los Angeles based Director of Photography for over 25 years. Credits include features, commercials, promos and music videos. Directing Commercials Campaigns for Nissan, Infiniti, Thomasville Furniture, Nutrilite, Community Hospital of Monterey, Crest. Photographing Commercials for McDonalds, Discover Card, Ameritech, AT&T, Captain D’s and Cincinatti Bell. Features include “Keeper of the Pinstripes” directed by Robby Benson, “Billy”, “Wisteria”, “The Gray Man” and “Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys”. Televison credits include “Ugly Betty” for ABC, “Pretend Time” for Comedy Central/Happy Madison, “Sting: Inside-The Songs of Sacred Love” for PBS, “Sting: All this Time” fpr PBS, “Sting: Songs from the Labyrinth” for PBS. Over 200 Music Videos and Live Shows including Sting, Metallica, Keith Urban, Dave Matthews, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and John Mayer. Awards include 4 Emmy Nominations, MTV Music Video Award Nomination, 25 Telly Awards. Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors from Brooks Institute of Photography in Motion Picture Production and Cinematography.

FEATURES
KEEPER OF THE PINSTRIPES – Samarian Films
Director: Robby Benson – Exec. Producer: Alfred J. Zaccagnino
BILLY THE EARLY YEARS – 821 Entertainment Group
Director: Robby Benson – Exec. Producers: Larry Mortorff, Eric Geadelmann
THE GRAY MAN – Wisteria Cottage LLC
Director: Scott Flynn – Producers: Aaron Osborne, Chelle Fynn
THE SEASON OF LOVE’S PERFECTION –In the Name of Love Productions
Director: Eric DeLaBarre – Producer: Daryll J. Merchant
PAM FLAM & THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE (Short) – FXM Shorts
Director: Betty Thomas – Producer: Kim Adelman
DEMOLITION DAY – Concord-New Horizons
Director: Charles Gale – Executive Producers: Roger Corman, Chris Naumann, Chris Pschken

TELEVISION
PRETEND TIME (SEASON 1&2) – Comedy Central / Happy Madison
Director: Tom Gianas – Producer: Doug Robinson
UGLY BETTY (SEASON 2: Double Up Days) – ABC Studios / Reveille Productions / ABC
Directors: Various – Exec. Producer: Silvio Horta, Salma Hayek, Richard Heus
SONGS FROM LABYRINTH FEATURING STING (Special Programming) – PBS
Director: Jim Gable – Producer: Ned Doyle
GAY ROBOT (PILOT) – Comedy Central / Happy Madison
Director: Tom Gianas – Producer: Doug Robinson – Line Producer: Tom Lofaro

MUSIC VIDEOS (Select):
STING “Fragile” – Director: Jim Gable – RFD Productions
GOOD CHARLOTTE “The Young and Hopeless” – Director: Sam Erickson – Epicenter Films
KEITH URBAN “You’ll Think of Me” – Director: Sam Erickson – Epicenter Films
ANDY GRIGGS “If Heaven” – Director: Roman White – Revolution Pictures
KIMBERLEY LOCKE “8TH Wonder” – Director: Sam Erickson – Epicenter Films
TAXI RIDE “How I Got This Way” – Director: Sam Erickson – This Thing of Ours
UNITED WE SING – Director: Damien Lichtenstein – R&R Productions
METALLICA “I Disappear” – Director: Wayne Isham – A Band Apart
*Nominated 2000 MTV Video Music Awards “Best Cinematography”
METALLICA “Wherever I May Roam” – Director: Wayne Isham – A Band Apart
METALLICA “Sad But True” – Director: Wayne Isham – A Band Apart
BON JOVI “Living in Sin” – Director: Wayne Isham – A Band Apart
GO WEST “Tell Me” – Director: Nigel Dick – A Band Apart

LIVE PERORMANCES:
STING “Certfiable” – Director: Jim Gable – Graying and Balding / A&M Records
STING “Sacred Love” – Director: Jim Gable – RFD Productions / A& E
*2004 Emmy Nomination “Outstanding Lighting Direction”
JOHN MAYER – Director: Sam Erickson – ESP Productions
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND – Director: Jeff Richter – Earthquake Films
STING “Live in Tuscany” – Director: Jim Gable – RFD Productions
2002 Emmy Nomination “Outstanding Lighting Direction”
LENNY KRAVITZ – Director: Bart Lipton – Brown and Serve
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE – Director: Jeff – Earthquake Films
THE ROLLING STONES – Director: Jim Gable – Graying and Balding
METALLICA – Director: Wayne Isham – A Band Apart
DAVID BOWIE – Director: Jim Gable – Graying and Balding

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