Born in Quito, Ecuador, David began working in Television at the age of six on the children’s television show “TELEJARDIN” as a performer/co-host and aired in over one thousand hours of live network television.
In 1987 he produced and directed his first documentary, “THE CLIMATES IN THE NORTHERN HIGHLANDS OF ECUADOR”, as part of his high school graduation thesis. Later in 1991 he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in Film Studies from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and in 1993 a Certificate of Excellence from the Vancouver Film School.
In 1989 David began his career as a Cinematographer on “A RAIN FOREST GROWS IN MANHATTAN” directed by Barbara Zaham.
In 1995, he fulfilled a life-long dream and worked as a cinematographer, interviewer, and production manager on Steven Spielberg’s “SURVIVORS OF THE SHOAH VISUAL HISTORY FOUNDATION”.
In 2003, he sat as a member of the IATSE 669 International Photographers Guild Executive Board.
David’s first feature film as a Cinematographer “HOW IT ALL WENT DOWN”.
He has filmed drama, comedy, documentary, rock concerts, commercials and experimental films for studios and organizations including: Warner Brothers, UNICEF, UNESCO, MGM, NETFLIX, Fox, The Amazon Cooperation Treaty, Universal Pictures, CBC, CBS, Showtime, USA Network, HBO, ABC, The Discovery Channel, and MTV to mention a few studios and networks.
As a children rights activist he Co-Produced, lensed and co-edited “THINK AGAIN”; a documentary about sexual exploitation of the youth and is the recipient of a 2010 Beyond Borders Media Award in the English electronic category. Further, he shot ‘WE CANT SEE YOU BEATING US” a documentary that earned two merit awards at the La Jolla Film Festival as best documentary and viewer impact: motivational and inspirational.
The 2011 summer release of “APOLLO 18” produced by the Weinstein Company feature’s his extraordinary camera work making him an “A list” Camera Operator.
In December 2013 Bercovici shot the anamorphic theatrical feature “13 STEPS”. A film that deals with the perils of drug trafficking and immigration.
2015, 2016 and 2017 represented three very successful years for Bercovici as he has been working non stop on the TV series ZOO season 2 for CBS and two seasons of Jerry Bruckheimer’s LUCIFER while developing the feature film “Man Of Ashes: A-7393” which is the inspirational love story of a Holocaust survivor with Writer Michael Bruce Adams.
In 2018 David is Directed Stephan Miers’ TV pilot Dramedy “THE FIXER” and then he has been seen on the set of NETFLIX’s ANOTHER LIFE Starring Katie Sachoff as the A Camera Operator.
BOULEVARD represents his debut as a Director for the big screen.