David Spaltro grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey, across the Hudson from New York City. He graduated with a BFA in Directing at the School of Visual Arts in 2005. After a few years of traveling abroad and working as an editor he wrote, directed and produced his first feature film "...Around" in 2007. A love-letter to NYC and part auto-biography of his time at film school, "...Around" made the rounds on the festival circuit to much critical acclaim and found release through Cinetic Media online, VOD and on Netflix in 2009. It had it's television debut on PBS on Christmas Day in 2010. Spaltro wrapped his second feature film, the drama-comedy "Things I Don't Understand" he also wrote, directed and produced in 2011, and it has gone on to screen at over 45 film festivals, winning 12 Best Features, 5 Audience Awards, and a dozen acting and directing honors. In 2014 Spaltro directed "The Cat's Cradle", a short film written/adapted by actress Tawny Sorenson from her award winning one-act play, and wrote, directed, and edited the horror feature "...In the Dark" for Seven Oaks Fillms. Spaltro is in pre-production on several films, including an adaptation of the gothic horror novel, "A Short Stay In Hell" by Steven Peck, the science-fiction NYC valentine "Wake Up in New York", and a science fiction horror film "Relics".