Videographer & Editor, Lonely Planet Promotional Video
I shot and edited this promo for a Seattle-based theater company in advance of their latest production, Lonely Planet.
Videographer & Editor, NanoString Promotional Videos
The second in a series of promotional videos I’ve created for Seattle’s NanoString, a biotech company.
Director & Editor, TWIST Film Festival Trailer
The 2017 trailer for Seattle’s premier queer film festival, the third such trailer I’ve created for Three Dollar Bill Cinema, the presenting sponsor of the festival.
Lead Editor, FaZe Clan’s Faze Full Throttle
I edited this series that follows members of the gaming collective, FaZe Clan, as they learn stunt driving and racing skills. All five episodes premiered the week of December 26, 2017 and it already has over two million views collectively. Here is the first episode:
Select Work – CBS Interactive
“David Quantic is one of our top go-to editors for our various CBS Interactive Video Projects. He is highly skilled, very professional and works quickly under our tight deadlines. He’s very good at his craft which makes it easy to communicate our goals. It’s nice to have someone you can depend on especially with highly confidential material. He’s a pleasure to work with and makes my job easier.”
– Angela Sostre, Manager of Video Production – CBS Interactive
Madame Secretary Season 2 Recap
I edited this recap of season two of Madam Secretary in anticipation of their season three premiere.
Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Doc for The Grammys
I cut this mini-doc about the collaboration between legendary music producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis for their Lifetime Grammy award.
Hostages: Behind the Scenes
This is a mini-doc I edited for the CBS drama Hostages.
VITO, Feature Documentary – Director of Photography
I shot the sit down interviews for this documentary by Jeffrey Schwarz about the gay film historian and AIDS activist Vito Russo. VITO premiered at the New York Film Festival, was bought by HBO and won an Emmy for documentary research.
“David is a consummate filmmaker, dedicated to his craft and always there to lend a helping hand. I’ve been lucky enough to collaborate with him in different creative capacities on many projects and appreciate his professionalism and enthusiasm.”
-Jeffrey Schwarz, Director / Owner, Automat Pictures
Select Work – 3 Dollar Bill Cinema
“David edited this short film sizzle reel for TWIST’s 2016 social media campaign and it definitely engaged our audience. He asked smart questions about our end goals and customized the reel for our audience quickly and with very little direction. We can’t wait to engage him again!”
-David Hurst, 3 Dollar Bill Cinema Development Director
ShoutOut #1 – Favorite Queer Film
The first in a series of promos I directed and edited for Three Dollar Bill in 2017.
“For years now, we have programmed David’s short films for our annual festival. In 2007, 2012, 2017 he worked closely with our staff and developed humorous and entertaining short films that were used as promos. The shorts engaged our audience and were shown both online and before each screening during the festival.”
-Jason Plourde, Executive Director – Three Dollar Bill Cinema
Camile Schwartzbaum and her staff at the King County Society for Stage Adaptation of Cinematic Masterpieces try to find the next big musical adapted from an 80s film. Originally produced as a promo for Seattle’s 2007 Queer Film festival.
Scenesters was originally 3 separate promos I created for Seattle’s Queer Film Festival in 2012. I combined them into this one short that appeared at film fests including Outfest and Frameline.
Selected Personal Projects
Based on a feature screenplay, Bakersfield, Earth stars Missi Pyle as an uptight suburban mom going up against a new girl in town.
A group of gay men describe their emotional connection to the queen of daytime talk shows and American icon, Oprah Winfrey.