David’s feature documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, made a splash with audiences and critics alike on the festival circuit starting with the film’s premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. Jiro went on to theatrical success and remains one of Netflix’s top titles. Jiro’s immense success led to the creation of Chef’s Table, an original documentary series for Netflix, helmed by David. Each episode in the series, now in its fourth season, is a character study of one of the world’s great culinary talents. The show has earned international praise for its cinematic beauty and character based stories and as it has garnered an Emmy nominations for: Outstanding Directing for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Documentary or Nonficiton Series, and Outstanding Music Composition for a Series.
David also directed A Faster Horse, about the 50-year history of the Ford Mustang and the pressure to create the next legendary car. The film was another Tribeca Film Festival success. On the commercial side, David brings his cinematic style to advertising projects like those for Chase Sapphire Reserve, Google, Humira, Intel and Memorial Sloane Kettering.