David Hartstein

David is an Emmy award winning documentary producer who calls Austin home. Immediately out of film school, David produced and directed Along Came Kinky: Texas Jewboy For Governor, a feature documentary chronicling Kinky Friedman’s 2006 gubernatorial campaign that premiered at SXSW 2009. He is the producer of The Happy Poet, a feature comedy that had its international premiere at the 67th Venice International Film Festival. He was a producer of Where Soldiers Come From, nationally broadcast on PBS and winner of the News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story. Recently David was a producer of America’s Parking Lot, a feature doc about Dallas Cowboys’ tailgaters that aired on ESPN in 2013. David is also currently in production as director/producer of his feature-length documentary, Untitled Israel Football Project, is a 2014 Tribeca Film Institute Documentary Fund award winner with The Sensitives and was a producing fellow at the recent Biennale Cinema College lab in Venice with La Barracuda, a new narrative project.