David

Barr

David is a Writer, Director and Editor who has earned acclaim for his ability to draw out genuine, heartfelt stories and performances. His work is known for impactful and stylised touches that breathe emotional depth and resonance into his storytelling.

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David Barr Autism
01/05

Monster Energy

Autism is a Superpower

David Barr A Modest Defeat
02/05

A Modest Defeat

David Barr Amex Noma
03/05

Amex

Noma, 1

David Barr Gillette
04/05

Gillette

Being a Man

David Barr Persil
05/05

Persil

Power Stains

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David is a Writer, Director and Editor who has earned acclaim for his ability to draw out genuine, heartfelt stories and performances. His work is known for impactful and stylised touches that breathe emotional depth and resonance into his storytelling.

David’s love for creating narratives and directing performance led him to creating and directing short films in 2017. His debut, ‘A Modest Defeat’, picked up awards around the world and received Official Selection at two Academy Award qualifiers. It has been watched by over six million people on YouTube – two million during its first month online.

He initially joined the film industry through post-production at the BBC, then moved into directing for MTV and eventually found his way into directing for branded projects. He has collaborated with leading agencies such as Ogilvy, AKQA, Mother, Saatchi & Saatchi and Mullenlowe. His clientele includes American Express, BBC, Coca-Cola, Nike, The Guardian and Virgin.