David Martinez is a producer and cinematographer originally from Puerto Rico. He is better known for his cinematic approach to visual storytelling and camera work. After completing the Cinematography Intensive program at Maine Media Workshops in 2014, David went on to travel the world working as a media producer and cinematographer on various projects to tell stories of social impact.
His immersion in film productions, both in the camera department as well as the editorial department, has given him a great perspective on the relationship between the creative and technical aspects of visual storytelling.
As a media producer, his clients include The New York Times, United Nations, Universal Music, Warner Music, McKinsey & Company, and Volvo.
David believes very strongly in the idea of Docendo Discimus. He enjoys teaching and has taught more than 30 workshops at Maine Media on topics ranging from camera, lighting, color grading, and cinematography. He has been the school's Film Program Manager since 2018. He designs curriculums and syllabi for both in-person and online workshops.
His role at the school has given him the opportunity of collaborating with industry professionals across many areas of filmmaking and film production.