David is a Mexican-American LGBTQ+ filmmaker based in Los Angeles, CA. His goal as a storyteller is to shed light on subjects and inspirational stories that directly affect the diverse communities he identifies with. He has a bachelors degree in digital filmmaking from The Art Institute of Los Angeles, where he wrote and directed 2 award winning short films; “¿Existes?” and “Suripanta” which screened in numerous international film festivals such as the Palm Springs Shorts Fest, Frameline and more. David also created the Mexican short “Metastasis”. He’s currently in pre-production for his latest short film “El Tesoro” (“The Treasure”) which addresses Mexico’s current crisis of disappeared people. The film will be produced by renowned director Patricia Riggen and Edward Enriquez-Cohen and will star Academy Award nominee Adriana Barraza. David is also in the development process for his feature film “Trip” which he’s co-written and will co-direct with cinematographer Carmen Cabana.