David has been involved in the stage and film since his youth, and has dedicated his life and livelihood toward making celluloid memories. After graduating college with a degree in Radio & Television Production and a Minor in Theater, he began his career in film in Los Angeles. Since that day, he has worked in every facet of film and stage production, from production assistant through producer and director.
In 1998, he founded D. Hudson Productions and the Skitz-N-Sketchez Arts Academy, film production firm and acting school for children ages 8 to 18, with the vision of bringing these two business ventures together to produce childrens films. Since then, Hudson has produced more than 25 childrens short films of every single genre, not even including the countless commercials and corporate film projects hes done along the way. He recognizes that his background getting the most from children has helped tremendously during his corporate projects when hes often working with company personnel that has limited acting experience.
Dave and Joe were partners-in-crime and troupe members at the esteemed improv comedy haven, I.O. Chicago, and became fast friends, working on several projects together. Every comedic car sales video youve ever seen of Joe had Dave behind the camera (and sometimes in front of it). He has directed, produced, shot, and edited for 19 years as a business owner, with projects for international corporations, local municipalities, health care systems, commercials for small and large businesses including car dealerships, and over 60 original short films. Suffice it to say, with Joes brain being the idea engine and Dave being the talented eye, their mutual collaborations and videos are well known in the automotive space.
David is proud to say the commercials, films and projects he has personally created/directed/produced and shot have won Davey Awards, Tele Awards, Communicator Awards, and Admissions Awards. As he heads up the DealerKnows Video Production efforts, he is able to orchestrate projects large and small to deliver your brand message. He participates alongside DealerKnows clients in the creation of the material, gets the most out of the talent available, captures the right shot in the perfect light, and makes your company memorable. Video is not just the wave of the future, it is the record of the present. David has been focused on making clients stand out for almost two decades, and is just getting started.