David Wittman is an award winning film and commercial composer from Berkeley, California. He grew up playing drums and DJing at a young age, and moved to Los Angeles in 1992 to attend UCLA where he received a degree in Economics and Musicology.
In 1999 he began working for renowned commercial music house “Elias Arts” in Santa Monica where his scores have earned top honors in advertising including a Cannes Lion, Clio, AICP, and First Boards award for excellence in original music. He has been featured in SHOOT, Creativity, Boards, and Entertainment Weekly magazines, as well as The Wall Street Journal, Hollywood Reporter, and Huffington Post.
In 2006 he contributed to the score for director Dito Montiel’s debut “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints” (Robert Downey Jr., Shia LaBoeuf) working alongside mentor Jonathan Elias. After the success of the film followed the scores for “Fighting” (Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, 2009) and “The Son of No One” (Al Pacino, Ray Liotta, 2011.) In 2010 he worked with up-and-coming independent filmmaker Victoria Mahoney on her gritty debut “Yelling to the Sky” (Zoe Kravitz, Gabourey Sibide) premiering in Berlin and SXSW. He and Jimmy Haun co-wrote the score for David Arquette’s directorial debut thriller “The Tripper” back in 2006, and Wittman most recently completed the original music for Sony Pictures “Never Back Down II” directed by Michael Jai White.
In 2011 his music video “Whole Foods Parking Lot” received over 3 million hits on YouTube, and earned him appearances on the Today Show, ABC and NBC News, NPR Radio, and Bloomberg TV. His creative collective “Fog and Smog” comprised of friends and creative associates from the SF Bay Area and LA continues to release videos and work on projects together.
Fog & Smog http://www.fogandsmog.com/
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