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Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
Birth NameDavid Anthony Spaltro
Nickname D
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

David Spaltro grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey, across the Hudson from New York City. He graduated with a BFA in Directing at the School of Visual Arts in 2005. After a few years of traveling abroad and working as an editor and post-supervisor he wrote, directed and produced his first feature film "...Around" in 2007. A love-letter to NYC, and part auto-biography of his time at film school, "...Around" made the rounds on the festival circuit to much critical acclaim, and found release through Cinetic Media online, VOD, and Netflix in 2009. It had it's television debut on PBS on Christmas Day in 2010. Spaltro wrapped his second feature film, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed drama "Things I Don't Understand" he also wrote, directed and produced in 2011 and which was released in 2013 on VOD. Spaltro directed the short film "The Cat's Cradle", written by Tawny Sorensen, and wrote, directed, and edited his third feature, "...In the Dark", a horror project for Seven Oaks Films and Intimation Productions in 2014. Spaltro optioned acclaimed, Gothic horror novelist Steven Peck's "A Short Stay in Hell" for an adaptation which he co-wrote with Peck, as well as writing-directing-producing "Wake Up in New York", the final chapter of his NYC Valentine Trilogy through his company Wandering/Cut Films. He is in development on a TV series, "Welcome to Hockey Town", a biopic of notorious rocket scientist and occultist, Jack Parson, and a dark comedy set in the world of the CIA.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: David Spaltro

Trivia (4)

Financed his first feature "...Around", a semi-autobiographical tale of attending school in New York City while living out of Penn Station.
Lived and taught English for six months in Korea in 2006 where he both helped design a language and SAT prep program and wrote the first draft of a screenplay for what would become his first feature "...Around" (then called "Two More Years").
Worked as an editor on a behind the scenes feature for "Where the Wilds Things Are".
Avid boxer and has trained in several forms of fighting and defense including Akido, Brazilian Jui Jitsu, Tae Kwan Do and Wushu.

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