David Hinshaw’s video production career spans over thirty years. He holds a Masters degree from the University of Cincinnati where he was elected Vice President of the Student Body and served on many student/faculty committees.
David began his video production career as an independent contractor for Gannett Production Services in Atlanta, Georgia. From there he branched out to work for numerous Atlanta based production companies. Eventually David formed Mud Puppy Productions and purchased network quality broadcast equipment. He then began working for corporate clients as well as many broadcast and cable networks including ABC, ESPN, CBS, NBC, HBO, Sky News, AT&T, The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft, Bank of America, and many more.
Primarily a Director of Photography and camera operator he has over the years increased his skills to fit the digital world learning Final Cut Pro, Dreamweaver, SoundTrack Pro, and other non linear based editing and web based programs. He also is well trained in field audio production.
Owning and running a business David acquired skills of budgeting, time management and personnel management as well as equipment maintenance, customer relations and marketing. During this time he produced the award winning documentary "Through the Tunnel & Beyond" which has aired in Europe, South America and Japan. It was sold in America by PBS Home Video and Barnes & Noble.
In 2005 David sold Mud Puppy Productions and moved to London where he freelanced with several independent production companies and taught briefly at the American School in London.
Returning to Atlanta in 2007 David continues to freelance and is a part-time teacher at the Art Institute of Atlanta. He is also serving as North American field producer for a production company in Australia producing a series for National Geographic Television.