David Greenwald

David Greenwald is an award-winning film editor who has worked with directors Jonathan Demme, Spike Lee, Ernest Dickerson, Tim Robbins and Ed Burns. His editing credits include award-winning videos and concert films for Miles Davis, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Carole King, Carly Simon, Tupac Shakur, Eddie Van Halen, Mariah Carey, B.B. King, Luciano Pavarotti, and The Beastie Boys. His work in television earned him an Emmy Award for editing Girlfriend, produced by Oprah Winfrey. Other TV credits include Beyond the Moon with Walter Cronkite, and The Curt Flood Story, directed by Spike Lee for HBO. David’s film credits include editing Cousin Bobby by Jonathan Demme, Theremin – An Electronic Odyssey, which won the Sundance Filmmakers Trophy Award for Best Documentary, and Sidewalks of New York and Ash Wednesday, both of which were directed by Ed Burns. David was the Associate Producer on The Last Race, Sundance Film Festival 2018. David’s directing credits include My Father’s House, a short documentary, which played at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, and The Blech Effect, a feature documentary 2020. His current project is directing The Afghan Dreamers, a feature documentary about the Afghan girls robotics team.


Through the Side Door

By David Greenwald | August 28, 2020

Through the Side Door

The Blech Effect director David Greenwald on his unconventional path in filmmaking, and the critical role Jonathan Demme played in his success.