Portrait David Gray

David Gray

David Gray (the director) is not the British singer. He's an award winning American commercial film director.

His performance-driven work combines comedy and dialogue with a cinematic sensibility to give his work a distinct sense of humor and style.

His start in filmmaking began working in the 35mm film labs at Kodak during college summer breaks. After graduating Cum Laude from Syracuse University he moved to New York City and went into advertising, where he became an award winning creative for Saatchi & Saatchi, BBDO and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco.

After his successes on agency side, David returned to his roots in filmmaking and started directing commercials in New York City, where he quickly established himself as one of the commercial world’s top talents. Just after his directorial debut, he was nominated for the prestigious DGA Commercial Director of the Year award, which is bestowed upon the industry’s top 5 directors each year.

David currently resides in New York with his wife and two children.