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, and lensed the 2013 Sundance Competing feature film, “Concussion,” starring Robin Weigert (Deadwood) and Maggie Siff (Billions). He is a two-time International Cinematographers Guild Emerging Cinematographer Award winner (Wallace, Lullaby) and most recently won Best Cinematography at Woodstock Film Festival for "The Sounding".
David has shot for an extensive list of clients including Porsche, Canon, Gillette, NBC Sports, Lincoln, Swarovski, Motorola, Disney and Saturday Night Live, and is always on the lookout for new and interesting projects.
Fluent in English and Czech, Basic Spanish
International Cinematographers Guild - IATSE Local 600 Member
OSHA 10 Certified