David Crites

Immersive Media Specialist

A nationally-recognized and award-winning composer, audio engineer, film editor and visual effects artist, David’s work spans more than 25 years in the museum, music, film, and television industries. He specializes in the creation of cutting-edge visual effects and image compositing for multimedia exhibits and films and has an intuitive working knowledge of the hardware and software needed to craft captivating experiences.

His talents and abilities to handle highly complex projects are evident in productions created for the World of Coca Cola’s Everywhere Coca-Cola and Vault of the Secret Formula, the American Museum of National History Hall of Biodiversity and the National Constitution Center’s 360˚ orientation film, Freedom Rising.

David has worked on many award-winning Solid Light multimedia experience projects, including the immersive Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, Carnegie Center for Art and History’s Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage, the American Civil War Museum’s A People’s Contest, the Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center’s orientation film, and the engaging multimedia visitor experience at Maker’s Mark Distillery’s Portrait Gallery production facility.

Areas of Expertise
Compositing, Film Editing, VFX, 2D and 3D animation, Music Composition, Sound Design

Education
Los Angeles City College / Music Composition and orchestration studies
Studied conducting with Paul Salamunovich, music director of the L.A. Master Chorale
Studied solo jazz guitar with Ted Greene, legendary guitarist and author
Studied AMX control systems programming directly with AMX

Certifications
AMX certified control system programmer