_composition tells the story.
_mood follows action.
_subtext stops the spoon-feeding.

It’s all about atmosphere, nuances,
look and feel.


David Reis is a film director and cinematographer, he was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He got a Bachelor’s in Advertising from PUC/RS University and UCAM University in Spain, and a Graduate in People’s Management to best deal with the crew and cast on set. 
He is a specialist in Cinematography by UCLA, Los Angeles, California where he embraced his passion for cinematic composition.
He directed commercials and branded content for major brands such as Heineken, Coca-Cola, Sol, Gerdau, Votorantim, Marcopolo, Sprite, Cielo, to name a few.

Academy and Hands-on

David deepened his directing actors skills at EICTV in Cuba where he studied the Stanislavski method and, had Palm D’or winner Abbas Kiarostami as a mentor who supervised his short film Disfruta, Spain 2012. He worked as a director and cinematographer in projects that were exhibited on Netflix, MTV, SXSW, Billboard, Globo, Bienal do Mercosul, and other platforms.

Having shot in over 20 countries, he is also available for international travel. English, Spanish, and Portuguese fluent speaker.

Work Exhibited

Brands that I
worked with


To collaborate with ambitious brands and people is the way to impact the world. I’d love to build something great together.


+1 (818) 203 8877


Los Angeles – California
Porto Alegre – Brasil