in 2006, the year after katrina, I quit my job in information technology to pursue my passion of making films. I've never looked back since.


David S. White

is an accomplished New Orleans based cinematographer with years of experience on a variety of subject matter. He enjoys unique challenges each project brings whether it's a lighting problem or a camera technique. As long as he gets the most beautiful image possible up on the screen, it doesn't matter what obstacle he has to face. He was the cinematographer for the award-winning, grammy nominated, documentary Bayou Maharajah. He also shot award winning documentaries including, 7 Days in Nepal, Innocence Project, and the upcoming The Heart is an Organ. He enjoys working on narrative titles and music videos as well and has been cinematographer on such films as URyde, Amanda Shaw "Red Plastic Cup," Katey Red "Where da Melph At?," and "Don't Speak," Preservation Jazz Hall Band, and many others. Additionally, he’s been director of photography for numerous TV shows including, The Deed, NOLA Reno, Emerald Gems, Small House, Big Easy, and The Chew. To name a few.

David White is a true professional who not only gets the job done, but he understands how to make everything look better than I thought possible.
— Producer

Some Past Projects


  • The Deed
  • Filthy Riches
  • NOLA Reno
  • Big Freedia - Queen of Bounce
  • The Chew

Music Videos

  • Katey Red
  • Shamarr Allen
  • Amanda Shaw


  • Bayou Maharajah
  • 7 Days in Nepal
  • The Heart is an Organ


  • URyde
  • Cell Phone Psycho
  • Veronica
  • My Wife Thinks You're Dead
  • Heartstrings