David Sharp

David Sharp

Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Colorist, Editor, Filmmaker, Motion Graphic Design and Photographer (Still)

Nashville, Tennessee

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October 2014
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About David

David Sharp currently is the Associate Director of Television for DC Metro Church in Alexandria, Virginia with he resides with his wife Jonelly and their two cats.

David graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in 2006 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, in Film and Television. He specializes in editing, cinematography, and set lighting. While attending SCAD, both his leadership within the field and his artistic talents were recognized: He served as a the Comedy Lecture Chair for the Student Activities Council for 2 years, interned on the feature film "The Red Thread" with acclaimed producer Stratton Leopold, and rowed starboard for 4 years on SCAD's Crew Team.

Professionally, David put his skills to use for the U.S. Army as a Combat Documentation and Production Specialist for 6 years. He began his career first at Fort Meade, MD with the 55th Signal Company with whom he served a tour of duty and got top video and later photography assignment for the 56th and 57th Presidential Inauguration.

He lastly ended his duty at the Pentagon, for the Army MultiMedia Visual Information Directorate, photographing awards, and special events including: Secretary Robert Gates' Retirement Ceremony, State Dinner for the President of South Korea, Notable events are, Senior Photographer for the National "Spirit of America Concert Tour" and Medal of Honor pinning ceremonies.

In 2011, David began developing and editing for DC Metro Church as a Senior Video Editor for the weekly DCMetroChurch.tv television program. It was there he developed training programs for DC Metro's volunteer Camera Operators and Video Switcher Teams, redeveloped their stage lighting, and implemented RED cameras. His training also later extended to staff members in the area of video editing, camera techniques, workflow management, and creative storytelling.



Unique traits: David enjoys reading about all things video and drinking Dr.Pepper.

Education

  • Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, GA)
    (2002-2006)

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