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Editing and Script Collaborator
David Barker co-wrote and edited the THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY by Petra Costa, about the rise and fall of popular democracy in Brazil, and is currently editing SHIRLEY, directed by Josephine Decker (MADELINE'S MADELINE) from a screenplay by Sarah Gubbins (I LOVE DICK) starring Elisabeth Moss and Michael Stuhlbarg. He co-wrote and edited WHITE SUN, directed by Deepak Rauniyar, which premiered at the 2016 Venice Film Festival, screened at New Directors New Films, and was Nepal’s entry to the Academy Awards. Other credits include: editor of THE REAGAN SHOW, directed by Pacho Velez and Sierra Pettengill (Tribeca and Locarno Film Festivals), nominated for the Cinema Eye Honors’ Outstanding Achievement in Editing; co-writer/editor of THOU WAST MILD AND LOVELY by Josephine Decker, named one of the ‘10 Best Films of 2014’ by The New Yorker. His most recent film as director, DAYLIGHT (2009), was the ‘Critic’s Pick’ in both The New York Times and The New York Post on its release; and an earlier film, AFRAID OF EVERYTHING, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was called “a miracle of independent film” by The New York Post on its release.