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David Karlak

David Karlak is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles, CA. In 2010. Karlak directed the short film "The Candidate" that went on to make the prestigious Viewfinder List in 2011 and played at film festivals around the world. Following the success of "The Candidate", Karlak sold an original sci-fi pitch to Warner Brothers titled "RISE" with Roy Lee ... See full bio »

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The Candidate Director
Rise Director
Outliers Director


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 2012/II The Collection (visual effects supervisor) / (visual effects supervisor: additional photography, Los Angeles) / (visual effects supervisor: second unit)
 2012 Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (compositor: Go Blue VFX)
 2011 The Details (lead compositor)
 2009/I The Collector (visual effects supervisor)
 2008 Pulse 3 (Video) (rotoscope artist)
 2008 Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (Video) (rotoscoping artist: Neo Digital)
 2006 American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile (Video) (animator compositing: Neo Digital)
 2005 Feast (3d/2d animation and compositing team: Neo Digital)
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 2016/I Rise (Short)
 2010/I The Candidate (Short)
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 2016/I Rise (Short) (story)
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 2012/II The Collection (title designer)
 2009/I The Collector (assistant to the director - as David 'Changeling' Karlak)
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 2012/II The Collection
Deceased Cat Lover
 2012/II The Collection (second unit director)
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 2008 The Burning Plain (camera intern - uncredited)
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 2018/III Searching (special thanks)
 2017 Small Arms (Short) (special thanks)
 2014 The Off-Season (Documentary short) (special thanks)

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David 'Changeling' Karlak


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