David L. Knight started his journey to be a filmmaker at the age of 21 when he walked away from a bar management career of 3 years to start a new career within the film and television industry. Having only an ambition and a love of films he enrolled at Solihull College on a Media and Production Course. After the first 6 months his first short film Rendezvous, was handpicked to be part of the official selection of the 2004 Stourbridge film festival where it received favourable reviews.
He completed his course at Solihull College and received a HND with distinction, then moved onto the University of Gloucestershire to study a degree in Video Production. In his final year, he wrote and directed two short films. The first, 2’s Company a romantic comedy, was part of the official selection at the Viewfinder Film Festival in 2006 and received excellent reviews from the festivals patrons. After working on a separate project as editor to hone his skills, he then went on to make his final film Hit or Miss a dark drama, which won him the Screen Writers Festival Award for Best Writer / Director 2007.
After Completing university, David directed numerous projects which include music videos and a series of internet viral’s chronicling the making of 2008 digishorts film Spirited. David then decided to then focus on writing while building his industry experience as a 1st A.D and a freelance editor.
In 2014 David had the opportunity to return to directing, creating a zombie inspired special for “Merlin Archery”, which reinvigorated his love for directing and led to him writing & Directing Suicide Blonde.