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David Barbeschi

David Barbeschi Film Resume

Summary

Filmmaker with a solid track record of producing and writing award-winning fiction projects.

MFA - Screenwriting alumni, looking for opportunities to gain experience and expand my network.

After working at international production and distribution companies in Hollywood, on multiple film sets as a producer and production manager, and on a variety of media project as a ghost-writer, I now strive to combine strong producing skills with screenwriting and artistic vision to give any project I work on both entertainment and marketing value.

Professional experiences

Writer/co-producer

Wachh Films , Burbank

From August 2019 to December 2019

"The Big Rant"
Feature Film.
Directed by Shubham Sanjay Shevade
www.imdb.com/title/tt10962838

Screenwriter

LifeStories USA , Venice

From May 2019 to July 2019

"The Girl From Charlie's Cafe"
Feature Film.

Hired to adapt an Italian best-selling novel into a screenplay.

Screenwriter/producer

FableCraft Productions , Burbank

From March 2019 to April 2019

Project: "Off-Road"
Short Film.
Directed by Shubham Sanjay Shevade.
www.imdb.com/title/tt10079734


WON: "Best Dialogue" & "Best Short Script" at the Queen Palm International Film Festival.
NOMINATED: "Best Short Screenplay" & "Screenwriter of the Month" at the Changing Face International Film Festival & 12 Months Film Festival.

Writer/producer

ABK Shorts , Southampton

From March 2016 to July 2017

"PAWNS"
Short Film.
Directed by Tyrees A. Lamptey.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjP9eYCM964

Developed and wrote the screenplay. Pitched the film to sponsors. Managed the budget and raised financing. Scouted and secured locations. Hired cast and crew. Oversaw production and post-production. Developed traditional marketing and social media campaigns. Responsible for festival submissions.

Over 1 million views on YouTube.

BEST SCREENPLAY: Los Angeles Film Awards; The Monthly Film Festival; UK CineFest.
BEST SHORT FILM: Hollywood Hills Awards; Short Stop International Film Festival.
NOMINATION: Southampton International Film Festival; Sacramento International Film Festival; Los Angeles CineFest; Hollywood Screenings Film Festival.

Writer/producer/director

Uncharted Light , Southampton

From February 2016 to August 2016

"FORTVNA"
Short Film.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5787096/

Developed and wrote the screenplay. Collaborated on the film’s look. Worked with actor’s to develop their characters and create strong performances. Oversaw all aspects of the film’s pre- production, production and post-production workflow.

BEST SHORT FILM: Solent Film Awards.
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Long Story Shorts.
SPECIAL MENTION: I Filmmaker International Film Festival.

Additionals educations

Master of Fine Arts - Screenwriting

New York Film Academy

2017 à 2019

Bachelor of Arts - Film Production

Solent University

2014 à 2017

Degree

Los Angeles – MFA – Screenwriting – 2019

Languages

Anglais - Native language

Français - Native language

Italien - Native language

Skills / Trainings

Short Film
screenwriter
5 years of screenwriting and ghost-writing experience. Wrote a total of 7 feature scripts, 4 TV pilots and 15 short films.
PRODUCER
My experience as a producer made me familiar with all aspects of filmmaking and entertainment branding. Specifically, i) my creative, managerial and leadership skills ii) recognizing when to challenge conventional thinking - and when to accept feedback
Script Doctor
screenplay consultant
Script Breakdown
Script Coverage
Film Development
story development
Development (Pre-production)
Film Festival strategy
ghost-writer
multi lingual