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An award-winning Director of Photography and the son of Czech political refugees, David Kruta’s lifetime has taken him through a variety of cultures, experiences and locations spanning the globe, naturally bringing him to New York City to fulfill his passion for cinematography and storytelling.

David has shot feature films, commercials, documentaries, fashion, and music videos. He lensed the Sundance Competing feature film, “Concussion,” starring Robin Weigert (Deadwood) and Maggie Siff (Billions), and most recently won the Haskell Wexler Award for Best Cinematography at the Woodstock Film Festival for “The Sounding”.

 

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COUNTRIES

USA / AFGHANISTAN / SRI LANKA / INDONESIA / CZECH REPUBLIC / BRAZIL / ARGENTINA / FRANCE / CANADA / UNITED ARAB EMIRATES / MEXICO

DIRECTORS

STACIE PASSON / MIKE PECCI / DAN CENTRONE / DIEGO CONTRERAS / SAMUEL & GUNNAR / FLOYD RUSS / RHYS THOMAS / JOHN INWOOD / SANTIAGO SALVICHE / JOSH & JASON DIAMOND / PHIL MORRISON / ALEX HALL / BRIAN NEAMAN / BO PLATT / KEVIN SLACK / SCOTT WEINTROB / KEVAN FUNK / PATRICK BIESEMANS / BENNETT JOHNSON / ROBERT BROADHURST / WINSTON MACDONALD / MICHAEL LAWRENCE / ELI STONBERG / BEN TRICKLEBANK / CARLI DAVIDSON / PHIL ANDELMAN / JEFF ANDREW / MICHAEL SLAVENS

COMMERCIAL

ACURA / HASBRO / PANTENE / BOSE / GAGGENAU / DISNEY / MOTOROLA / ALEXANDER WANG / LINCOLN / LAY'S / CANON / NBC SPORTS / PANDORA / GILLETTE / POLAROID / MOBILE STRIKE / TSA / CITYROW / WYNDHAM / NATIONAL PARKS FOUNDATION / MADISON SQUARE GARDEN / SWAROVSKI / LOEWS HOTELS / GOLDFISH / SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE / MIZUNO / AMTRAK / PORSCHE / PAMPERS / NEW JERSEY LOTTERY / PHILADELPHIA FLYERS / MARINA ABRAMOVIC INSTITUTE / PENSKE / STARBUCKS / PUMA / PHISH / SONY / FORD MODELS / THOM BROWNE / MACY'S

MUSIC VIDEO

A GREAT BIG WORLD / THALIA MOTTOLA / GENTE DE ZONA / THE MENZINGERS / GRACE VANDERWAAL / A LOT LIKE BIRDS / SVE / LIL SILVA / ARIANA AND THE ROSE / KOOL HEAD / MR. JACKSON / TIM BENDZKO / HITS / SHAKE THE BARON / GAMBLES / LEVEK / THE LAST ROYALS / THE DIG / NEON INDIAN / NADA SURF / APACHE BEAT / AU REVOIR SIMONE

COMPANIES

HUMBLE / GREY / BBDO / VARIABLE / OGILVY / MTV / VH1 / PARTIZAN / SHILO / BIG SPACESHIP / HUDSON ROUGE / T BRAND / SUITE SPOT / MCKINNEY / YONDER / MONOGRAM / PARADOXAL / MCFARLAND & PECCI / HATCH / HUGE / MINUSL / PRETTY DAMN SWEET / PARABLE / FAT KING / CY&N, PI&C / ORIGIN FILMS

ADDITIONAL INFO

USA Citizenship
Fluent in English and Czech, Basic Spanish
International Cinematographers Guild - IATSE Local 600 Member
OSHA 10 Certified