David Paul Bonnell

David Paul Bonnell

Camera operator, cinematographer and editor in New York City, New York

About David

Name: David Paul Bonnell

Lives in: New York City, New York

Occupation: Camera Operator, Cinematographer and Editor


  • From the Ashes: The University of Evansville Purple Aces

    From the Ashes: The University of Evansville Purple Aces (2016)
    Film (Documentary, History and Sport) Camera and Electrical Department On December 13, 1977, the plane carrying the University of Evansville men's basketball team to its game at Middle Tennessee State University crashed 90 seconds after takeoff, killing all 29 people on board. From the Ashes tells the story of the team Evansville lost that night - from its start as the university's first Division I basketball team through the school's effort to rebuild its program from the ashes of tragedy.

  • Random

    Random (2015)
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  • A Wedding Like That

    A Wedding Like That (2015)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The whole family knows that Sam Kessler's daughter Laura is gay except Sam. When same sex marriage is allowed, they tell him a week before her wedding. While trying to come to terms with this revelation, Sam learns there are more gay people in his life than he ever realized. When stopped by a TV news reporter while trying to protect Joan and Laura from a mob of same-sex marriage protesters, Sam drops a bombshell on live TV. Facing ridicule at work and other places, he learns first hand the type of stinging abuse his daughter and others gay people have faced. Joan's parents, who are deeply religious, have cut her out of their lives years ago. Desperately wanting to reunite with them, Joan conveniences Tami to call Debra, Joan's mother, and arrange for both sets of parents to meet. The get-together at the Dixon's house goes awry and Sam winds up mocking Oliver. The Kessler's abruptly leave and on their way out the door, Debra surreptitiously asks Tami to call her. They meet the next day... Written by Mark Dessauer

  • The Confession of Fred Krueger

    The Confession of Fred Krueger (2015)
    Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Cinematographer The Springwood Police Department has just arrested a man named Fred Krueger, a janitor at the local power plant whom they believe to be the notorious Springwood Slasher. A filthy child murderer who has murdered 20 children over a 5 year long reign of terror on the nice suburban Ohio town. Krueger has been brought to the station to be interrogated by the department's senior lieutenant. Sit down with one of the most charismatic and sinister man to ever walk the earth and hear him tell his story. Written by Nathan Thomas Milliner

  • Volumes of Blood

    Volumes of Blood (2015)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Cinematographer A sociology student gathers several friends at the local library on Halloween night to help him create a new urban legend with deadly consequences; Lily is in for a late night of researching and needs something to keep her going. It isn't until she's approached by a stranger that her luck may change - for the worse; a typical night of work for a librarian becomes a classic ghost story with a modern twist. Sometimes you can't keep a bad book down; Sidney is allowed to stay after hours to study for a test. It's not until she awakens in the darkened library that she realizes the truth of what lurks among the books after midnight. She better pray she doesn't become the prey; Paige faces regrets that she'd do anything to take back. When an ancient and arcane spell book falls into her lap, she decides to make a grave decision. Be careful what you wish for, it might just kill you. Written by Verite Cinema

  • Three Tears on Bloodstained Flesh

    Three Tears on Bloodstained Flesh (2014)
    Film (Horror) Cinematographer THREE TEARS ON BLOODSTAINED FLESH is a modern, Midwesternized spin on the Giallo. This is the tale of Dominic, a man with a dark past who returns to the small town he's long since abandoned, to bury his niece Lexie, who has recently passed. Dragging his troubled daughter Kendall along with him, he simultaneously reunites with his estranged sister, Stella and reignites a past rivalry with the corrupt town sheriff, Rex Drisko. Convinced that there is more behind Lexie's death than is being said, Dominic begins digging around the town, probing its strange inhabitants, and in the process unearths his own demons and uncovers the town's dark secrets, which include a mysterious cult, a supernatural curse, a masked killer, and a very high body count. Everyone is both a suspect and potential victim, and only one thing is for sure: the Earth will be stained red before Dominic uncovers the truth. Written by Anonymous

  • Post Trauma

    Post Trauma (2014)
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  • The Last Day

    The Last Day (2014)
    Film (Short, Drama and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer Tomorrow is Frank Muncey's 70th birthday - and the last day of his life. On the eve of his government-mandated termination, Frank returns from a final vacation to face one last dinner with his only daughter.

  • Figure's Terror Vision Tour

    Figure's Terror Vision Tour (2014)
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  • WNIN's Top 9

    WNIN's Top 9 (2014)
    Television (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • Mistrust

    Mistrust (2014)
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  • The Telemarketer

    The Telemarketer (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer In the not too distant future, telemarketing is going to get even harder for vacuum cleaner salesman, Martin Banks. Martin's boss introduces teleporting as the next great way to place their products in the customer's homes. But no amount of training could have prepared Martin for what he will find in this home. Proving that works sucks, even in the future. Written by Cindy Maples

  • Jackson's Run

    Jackson's Run (2013)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Jackson Stone is a reckless and troubled teen who rejects faith and the church as he blames God for everything bad in his life. At home, his seemingly uncaring parents ignore him, at school he's an outcast, and his only friend, Gunner, continues to pull him deeper and deeper into the abyss of trouble on the streets. Jackson struggles to come to terms with his fear of death, and his own mortality as he fights a life threatening illness. After a brush with the law, Jackson is sentenced to community service and placed under the watchful eye of Russell Tecumseh, a tough, streetwise pastor who operates a local homeless shelter. While at the shelter, Jackson forges an unlikely friendship with Nathan, a destitute homeless veteran, and as their friendship flourishes, they each learn important lessons about life, trust, and something neither have truly experienced... Friendship. As Jackson progresses towards faith, he begins to transform from a street hoodlum to a responsible young man, but ... Written by Daniel Lennnox

  • The Book of Dallas

    The Book of Dallas (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer Dallas McKay is your average 20-something newspaper reporter: Single, liberal, and unabashedly atheist. When a truck smacks into him in a bar parking lot, he wakes up in Heaven and - after uttering a few choice profanities - finds himself face-to-face with the God he doesn't believe exists. But God isn't out for vengeance; She's concerned that Her message has been lost in a swarm of religious zealotry, and sends Dallas back to Earth to write and sell a new, improved religious text. Written by Anonymous

  • They Said They Were Here to Help

    They Said They Were Here to Help (2012)
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  • Ex-Kid

    Ex-Kid (2012)
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  • Bloody Hooker Bang Bang: A Love Story

    Bloody Hooker Bang Bang: A Love Story (2012)
    Film (Short and Action) Cinematographer Two blood-soaked ladies of the night must navigate their way to safety while being pursued by a murderous family of psychopathic inbreds with a score to settle. With the help of a slick bionic pimp named Silky, they will prove that love can overcome shame, and there are few things fiercer than a whore scorned. Written by Anonymous

  • Happy Hooker Bang Bang

    Happy Hooker Bang Bang (2012)
    Film (Short and Horror) Cinematographer It takes place in a crime filled town where a girl named Sara loses her job at a book store and is forced to begin working with her roommate (a hooker) to make money. But when she gets caught up with the wrong clients it is up to her hooker friends to take back the street and make it safe for hookers everywhere. Written by David Paul Bonnell

  • VH1's Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam

    VH1's Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam (2012)
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  • Love Dance

    Love Dance (2012)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Sound department When a married couple wanders into an adult store they get a little more than they bargained for.

  • CMT Crossroads

    CMT Crossroads (2012)
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  • Fertility 2.0

    Fertility 2.0 (2011)
    Film (Short, Horror and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer A young couple wanting children fall prey to a socially- engineered Internet scam.

  • Revenge Radio

    Revenge Radio (2011)
    Video (Horror) Cinematographer After Matt a young factory worker has his heart broken by his girlfriend of two years he looks for a way to cope with the pain.

  • The Collective

    The Collective (2011)
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  • When Aliens Attack

    When Aliens Attack (2011)
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  • Disorient

    Disorient (2010)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Writer What happens when a man cannot control where he lands in time? Or how many of him there are in multiple time-streams? James Parish works as a research scientist for the government in 1941, hoping to find a way to stop the war quickly. He ends up in 2010 wondering what happened to him in the ensuing years. Written by Brad Staggs

  • Hole in the Head: A Life Revealed

    Hole in the Head: A Life Revealed (2009)
    Film (Documentary, Biography, Drama, History and 1 More) Miscellaneous Crew 'Hole In The Head: A Life Revealed' tells the extraordinary life story of Vertus Hardiman, as expressed primarily through the personal video chronicles of his friend, Wilbert Smith. Vertus reveals to Wilbert a tragic and horrifying secret that he had hid under a wig and beanie for nearly eighty years - A secret that leads the two friends on a journey of the heart that speaks to the great resilience of the human spirit, even in the face of terrible suffering caused by the ignorance and hatred of others. Written by Anonymous


  • May Day Film Fest Hall of Fame

  • May Day Film Fest Best Cinematography

  • Fright Night Film Fest Best Cinematography

  • May Day Film Fest Best Cinematography

  • May Day Film Fest Best Cinematography

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