After completing art school in the UK, David moved to Los Angeles and cut dozens of high profile music videos for Moby, Britney Spears, Pharrell Williams, Eminem, Gwen Stefani, Ladytron, Will Smith, Katy Perry; winning the MVPA’s Best Editing Award in 2005 for Blink 182’s ‘Always’.
David’s studio feature film work includes Warners Brothers’ tongue in-cheek action film “Torque” and coming of age ATL. Recent indie features are ‘Adventures Of Power’, which debuted at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, ‘Detention’, which debuted at SXSW 2011 and an Award Winning Documentary Feature titled ‘Why We Ride’ David also cuts commercials for all the major brands, winning the 2011 AICE Award for Adidas ‘miCoach’.
Blackburns lives in Downtown Los Angeles and continues creating visual experiences in the advertising and entertainment industries.
“I’ve done a lot of work with action, visual effects and music, but first and foremost, I cut for emotion. Storytelling is key, I pay most attention to the emotional arc of the characters and the story”.