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David Zlutnick is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and video producer based in San Francisco. He grew up in San Francisco and Santa Barbara, and graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2006 with a degree in Politics and International Relations.

David has a strong history within independent media, both written and visual. His documentary films and cinematography have been featured in a variety of media outlets including Al Jazeera, CBS News, CNN, the Guardian, the Intercept, MSNBC, the Nation, National Geographic, NBC News, the New York Times, TIME, Univision, among many others. His work has covered a wide range of themes and a diverse geographic landscape from post-Katrina New Orleans to the refugee camps of the Palestinian West Bank, from Apache territory in Arizona to back home in the Bay Area. David's films have received praise for their coverage of important and dynamic, yet often-overlooked stories. 


In 2018 David co-founded Adamant Media, a mission-driven, non-profit production house. Like his work before, Adamant specializes in character-driven documentary films focused on telling the personal stories behind the most important events of our day.


David lives in San Francisco where he works as a freelance director, producer, cinematographer, and editor. He is available for assignments in the US and internationally.



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