David Leins: videographer, editor, sound designer, field mixer

 

David Leins is a Detroit-based videographer, editor, field mixer, and sound designer. Types of videos include journalism, weddings, commercial spots, documentary, corporate, lectures, academic, and non-fiction. He has also worked on several independent film projects as field mixer, sound designer, and original score composer. Contact David via email at daveleins [at] gmail.com.


SELECTED VIDEO JOURNALISM

2016 “Arab-American newspaper combats Islamophobia, community divisions”

Middle East Eye, https://youtu.be/JaeVCP9CP3o

2016 "Inside Israel's secret Palestinian publishing house"

Middle East Eye, https://youtu.be/VmXPZIW9uSc

2016 "Uncovering the daring journeys of Michigan's Syrian refugees"

The Arab American News, https://youtu.be/AVbTERoJwXQ

2016 “Bethlehem's youth-run radio station faces off against unemployment, occupation”

Middle East Eye, https://youtu.be/hzQRNsiiODQ

2016 “Library on wheels: Delivering literacy to Israel's unrecognised villages”

Middle East Eye, https://youtu.be/oSQvLqqeSx8

2016 “Poet Mohammed El-Kurd: 'A pen is like a weapon'”

Middle East Eye, https://youtu.be/ucOIu_T_HRw

2016 “American 'ideal made real' in first US city with Muslim-majority council”

Middle East Eye, https://youtu.be/XPiXrlh_lxI

2016 "'Hope needs help' in Jisr al-Zarqa"

Middle East Eye, https://youtu.be/ArdFWLpq9rM?list=PL_9ITQGl5QzmeShkU4SJnKZI7Pp-rY4Ex

2016 "Yemeni kids fleeing war start fresh at US school"

Middle East Eye, https://youtu.be/O0JItmGo4h0?list=PL_9ITQGl5QzmeShkU4SJnKZI7Pp-rY4Ex

 

SELECTED WORK EXAMPLES

2016 Como’s Restaurant of Ferndale Commercial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0P3D4m3zK0

2016 Bayerl Wedding Highlight Video

https://vimeo.com/175862851

2016 Pageworks' Communicating Your Message Series: Today's Public Relations

https://youtu.be/1y_J28WKs_0?list=PL_9ITQGl5QzmeShkU4SJnKZI7Pp-rY4Ex

2015 Southwest Detroit Business Association: Facade Improvement Program Promo

https://vimeo.com/132999069

 

FILMOGRAPHY (FICTION)

2016 “Blood For Thy Master”. Directed by Nicholas Hartman. (Short film)

Field mixer, boom op, post-production audio editor and mixer

2015 “Off Book”. Directed by Alyson Caillaud-Jones. (Feature film)

Executive producer, story editor, field mixer, boom op, post-production audio editor and mixer, original score composer, music supervisor

2015 “Now_following”. Directed by Courtland Tell. (Short film)

Field mixer, boom op, post-production audio editor and mixer

2014 “Replaced”. Directed by Courtland Tell. (Short film)

Field mixer, boom op, post-production audio editor and mixer, original score composer

2013 “Cactus”. Directed by Alyson Caillaud-Jones. (Short film)

Executive producer, story editor, field mixer, boom op, post-production audio editor and mixer, original score composer

2013 “Shift’s End”. Directed by Courtland Tell. (Short film)

Field mixer, post-production audio editor and mixer, original score composer

2012 “The Bottomless Mug”. Directed by Alyson Caillaud-Jones. (Short film)

Original score composer