breaking barriors

a tribute to Sonny Arnett
And musical and visual exploration of the soon here after

  • david cartwright
    Director
    five nights of waking dreams, trapped, life cycle of the prolitariat, life of a planet
  • steve kusaba
    composer
    five nights of waking dreams
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Music Video, Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 23, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - david cartwright

From about the age of twelve, David, has had a camera of some kind strapped to him.

David learned the art of photo manipulation in a high school dark room under the tutilage of Larry Mattingly.

drawing on negatives for still photos as well as 8mm film.

David has always conjured images of the surreal and helps us to observe the abstract images that exist in the world around us.
David attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1991-92 and studied under the industrial Design Technology program where he received a Renaissance style education studying under talented persons who not only instructed in their given field but also worked in the industry as well.

In this environment David gained much hands on experience.

After leaving school, David ran and operated his own special effects make up studio

he created many works as a spill over studio for film and stage.

During the period of around 1994 David began working with Local Link Teleproductions (a television production studio)

David helped to produce several programs,

actively seeking syndication and distribution outlets

and helped to produce many independent film projects.

It was in the studio environment where David met and began working with published author on camcorder art, Jorn K. Bramann,

and also worked with four time Emmy award winning producer, Glenn Patrick Tolbert.

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