David Charry was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 2009, he was awarded the Presidential Scholarship at Columbia College Chicago where he studied cinematography.
After graduating, David continued to work in Chicago on various shorts and independant features. One short film David shot, ILLUMINATED, was exhibited at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. Several other films David has shot have been official selection at various film festivals around the world.
David received his MFA in cinematography at the prestigious American Film Institute Conservatory, and now works locally in Los Angeles. David also enjoys playing guitar, as well as backpacking.
PBS show. Season 2 Episode 8: The British Are Coming.
Kyusik Gam's MFA thesis film at Columbia College Chicago. Short film shot on RED One MX.
Short film with Columbia College Chicago for the advanced practicum program. Shot on Arriflex Alexa.
Short film with A&K Productions. Shot on RED One MX. Official selection at the 2014 Indiana Short Film Festival, and the 2015 BIFF Beloit International Film Festival.
Feature length musical with Head First Studio Chicago. Shot multi-cam on Canon 5D MkII and Canon 7D.
Master of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Arts
Concentration in Cinematography