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David W. Leitner

David Leitner is a producer, cinematographer, and DP on television, feature-length documentaries and feature films. A former I.A.T.S.E. 644 Director of Photography, Leitner has photographed for documentary directors Fred Wiseman, Allan Miller, Alan Berliner, Joe Berlinger, DeWitt Sage, Oren Rudavsky, Doug Block, Judith Helfand, and the team of ... See full bio »

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Trembling Before G-d
Trembling Before G-d Cinematographer
Nobody's Business
Nobody's Business Cinematographer
A Jihad for Love
A Jihad for Love Cinematographer


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  Light Years (Documentary) (post-production)
 2015 Tree Man (Documentary)
 2015 Inventing Cornell Tech: The Vision (Documentary)
 2012 Eric Fischl: The Process of Painting (Documentary short)
 2012 Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line (Video documentary) (as David Leitner)
 2012 Newtown Creek Digester Eggs: The Art of Human Waste (Video documentary short)
 2011 James Salter: A Sport and a Pastime (Video documentary) (as David Leitner)
 2009 A Great Day on Eldridge Street (Documentary short) (as David Walker Leitner)
 2007 Chuck Close (Documentary)
 2007 A Jihad for Love (Documentary)
 2006 Last Stop Kew Gardens (Video documentary) (as David Leitner)
 2004 Klezmer on Fish Street (Documentary)
 2001 Trembling Before G-d (Documentary)
 2000 Isa: The People's Diva (Documentary) (as David Leitner)
 2000 Lost Forever Everett Ruess (as D.W. Leitner)
 2000 A Chance to Grow (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 My Friend Paul (Documentary)
 1998 The Slocum Is on Fire! (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 John Szarkowski: A Life in Photography (TV Movie documentary) (as David Leitner)
 1996 Nobody's Business (Documentary)
 1990 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Broken Minds (1990)
Show Show Producer (10 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (8 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Sound department (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)

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