David Baker

David Baker

Assistant Director, Editor, Post-Production Supervisor and Production Assistant

Chicago, Illinois

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About David

David is a storyteller in every way.

Since 2006, David has worked in a variety of roles in film/television/video production and uses those experiences to bring every project he works on to life, no matter his role. His business/commercial work has been featured on Cracked.com, Gizmodo.com, Fox News, Geekologie, and various conferences. His short film work has made many appearances in film festivals around the country.

David also edited a feature length documentary, Lakay, which had an international theatrical release including a domestic AMC run and digital release. It culminated with winning “Best Documentary” at the 2015 Haiti Movie Awards hosted by the Motion Picture Association of Haiti, and also won “Best Cutting Edge Film” at the San Diego Black Film Festival, among other festival appearances.

David takes pride in creating high quality work and having a great time while creating it. Whether he’s editing, producing, assistant directing, or PA’ing, he’s a valuable asset to any team.

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  • Bastard Son of a Thousand Fathers

    Bastard Son of a Thousand Fathers (2015 - 2016)
    Film by 4 Features/Lanre Sarumi (Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama and 2 More) Post Production Supervisor A ruthless immigrant's quest to control the sales of a new narcotic he developed leaves a trail of brutal killings. This is a story about Koda, a self centered man who would readily murder anyone if the person so much as steps on his shoe. By blending a variety of hard drugs and other addictive substances, he has created a narcotic that is immediately addictive and deadly if the addict tries to kick the habit. This movie follows Koda on his journey to control the market for his narcotic. This fast paced journey is littered with the bodies of everyone that gets in his way

  • Lakay

    Lakay (2013 - 2014)
    Film by 4 Features/Tirf Alexius (Documentary) Editor After the 2010 devastating earthquake, two brothers return to Haiti hoping to find their loved ones alive. Winner: "Best Documentary" 2015 Haiti Movie Awards by the Motion Picture Association of Haiti

  • The Proposal Complex

    The Proposal Complex (2013)
    Film by Clerestory Productions/Simon Mounsey (Comedy, Drama, Romance and Short) Second Assistant Director Greg has had a reluctance to pursue the woman of his dreams, the woman he has tried to obtain ever since his childhood. However, once he is cornered at the party through friends and family members, he begins to realize that this may be his last shot.

  • White Flag

    White Flag (2012)
    Film by Brookwood Pictures/Chris Colucci (Drama and Short) Producer/Editor A brother and sister journey through a post-apocalyptic world battling fatigue, tough terrain, and scavenging 'nomads' while trying to find a transport to safety.

  • Last Refuge of a Scoundrel

    Last Refuge of a Scoundrel (2010)
    Film by Brookwood Pictures/Chris Colucci (Drama and Short) Producer/Editor A thoughtful hitman decides to give up his life of crime in the middle of a job, risking certain execution from his partner.

  • All We Had

    All We Had (2009)
    Film by Be A Productions/Logan Futej (Documentary) Second Assistant Director Paints the self-portrait of an American family, defying the boundaries of "The System". They were radicals, they were criminals, but they were always a family first. Told through the eyes of the mother and daughter we see the impact and tragedies that come from a lifestyle without restraint. With an extremely personal look at an individual's family history, "All We Had" follows a generation of crime, violence, corruption, and what it truly means to be a family. Written by Logan Futej & Jared Hoffa

  • Candles and a Keytar

    Candles and a Keytar (2009)
    Film by Windy Shore Productions/Michelle Danihel (Comedy and Short) Producer/Editor Chuck and Lauren Wilson are having marriage problems and seek help from Dr. Cher Montgomery, a ditsy young marriage councilor. As they finish marriage counseling, they fake their progress to leave. Neither of them change their ways; Lauren continues to be an incredibly vain Real estate agent, while Chuck stays stuck in the 80s. Their vanity and insecurities continue to add tension to their relationship. When they get home after their last session, they start nit-picking again. They blame each other for ridiculous things and intentionally annoy one another. They don't realize the small things they blame each for is neither of their faults, in the wrong kind of way another person comes to the surface that may save their struggling marriage.

  • Andy Got Whupped

    Andy Got Whupped (2009)
    Film by Kali Carter (Comedy, Romance and Short) Sound Mixer When Andy meets his girlfriend's intimidating father and her two tough brothers, they give him two choices. Out the relationship, or out the window.

  • What's in the Box

    What's in the Box (2009)
    Film (Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy and 2 More) Miscellaneous Crew A young couple move into their first house, when they find an old steamer trunk they imagine fantastic stories about its previous owners.

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