David Scheinmann is a London based photographer, commercials director and film-maker who has directed over 30 music videos and commercials, completing his first feature film as director in 2005.
Scheinmann, now a successful contemporary artist, first established his name as an award winning, cutting edge commercial photographer. His long list of music clients includes Ginger Baker, Peter Gabriel, Enya, Cher, Simple Minds, Alison Moyet, Mark Knopfler and Genesis, with his work gracing the album covers of Tears for Fears, Enya, Genesis, Simple Minds, Mark Knopfler and Cher. His photograph for Peter Gabriel’s 1992 album, Us, is a masterpiece of composite images rendered on an early Apple Mac computer. He has graduated to the moving image and as well has made music videos for Alison Moyet, The Alice Band, Maria Glen and Enya. Since 1996 he has been making short and feature length films, including most recently a docudrama entitled My Next Breath. His work in both photography and film has received a host of industry awards, and his limited edition photography is in numerous private collections.
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