David Barbeschi is an international filmmaker with a solid track record of developing, writing and producing award-winning films and short films.
A magna cum laude graduate of the New York Film Academy, his credits encompass a multitude of transmedia material, including the globally-praised short film PAWNS, which was selected in over 30 festivals and earned him multiple awards for both his writing and producing, the feature script White Crow, awarded in 12 screenplay competitions, and The Big Rant, a feature film which he co-produced and wrote the screenplay for.
After working at international production and distribution companies in Hollywood, and on multiple film sets as a producer and production manager, David strives to combine strong writing and producing skills to give any project he works on both entertainment and marketing value, while multi-tasking a high-volume international workload.
Unique traits: 6 years screenwriting & producing experience. International perspective (Italia-Armenian who grew up in France and studied in the United Kingdom). Well-versed in all aspects of a professional film's production workflow.
Belle de Nuit
Film (short) by Every Picture Films Screenwriter Coming out of a period of post-break-up depression, Diego tries to reconnect with Alex, his ex-girlfriend, in hopes of rekindling their lost love.
The Big Rant
Film by Shubham Sanjay Shevade (Comedy and Drama) Screenwriter/Co-Producer An Indian voice-over actor struggling to get his big break in Hollywood, finds out the plot of a recent best-selling novel greatly resembles the book he was working on 3 years ago.
Film (short) by Agnes Shinozaki (Drama and Family) Screenwriter A young lunch lady in Brazil needs to fight the world to protect her one-of-a-kind friendship with Lola, a 70-year-old mentally disabled homeless woman.
Film (short) by Shubham Sanjay Shevade (Drama) Writer/Producer A young man embarks on a hiking trip with his estranged mother. Little does he know that this small excursion will draw out immense revelations and consequences.
Radio & Video Stars
Film (short) Screenwriter Between takes, two actors find themselves bickering over their favorite radio channel. The argument quickly escalates.
Film (short) by Arianna Jacchia (Drama) Writer Imprisoned in a DUI cell, two young women from different backgrounds embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth.
Film by David Barbeschi (Drama, Thriller, War, History and 1 More) Writer/Producer In 1918, William, a young British soldier, new to the field, finds himself sharing an enclosed space with an enemy German soldier after experiencing the carnage of the battlefield, a situation which will give them the opportunity to look past their differences and rediscover their humanity.
Film by David Barbeschi (Drama and Short) Writer/Co-Director/Producer An employee at 'FORTVNA Inc.' is fired because of the color of his skin. This event will slowly corrupt him, making him more and more similar to the tyrannical boss who fired him.
LIMBO - A Sense of Belonging
Film (short) Screenwriter/Director/Producer When a young man finds himself alone in the dark, the embodiment of his conscience will help him see the light.
The Hollywood Hills Awards
Sacramento International Film Festival (nomination)
Southampton International Film Festival (nomination)
Los Angeles Film Awards
The Monthly Film Festival - Screenwriting Competition
New York Film Academy
Southampton Solent University