David Hohl has worked in various film industry positions since a young age. As a teen-ager he started in commercial production such as Macys, Dodge trucks, Prodigy, Gymboree, AT&T and many more. He later moved to Los Angeles to study film, and achieved a BA in Humanities with a film emphasis, and a professional studies certificate in Film & Video from UCLA. During his years in L.A. he had the opportunity to study at American Film Institute, UCLA, and other specialized seminars where he learned from the top screenwriters and directors in the world. He has written for Disney marketing as a writer/researcher on international press kits, including the writing of the academy award press kit and commercial for Beauty and the Beast.
David worked for several years at Screenmusic International in Sherman Oaks as a production manager, and as a music clearance administrator on such projects as Nickelodeon’s Alex Mack, Top Dog, John Williams’ Greatest Hits, and many others. In a sister company, Hollywood Media, he acted as a script reader and consultant for new film projects, a writer on K-Tel produced Halloween story albums, and assisted the Emmy award nominated president with film projects.
David has read hundreds of scripts as a paid consultant, studied film analysis/coverage at AFI & UCLA, has written 7 feature length scripts, and has studied with some of the top screenwriter instructors and directors in the world. David has been a five star rated script consultant for the past ten years, and is considered an Ink Tip “preferred consultant.”
His first feature production as director was distributed in 2009 by Maxim Media, Int., and was an Official Selection at the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival. David has also done paid feature writing assignments for production companies in the horror/sci-fi genre. David is now concentrating his time on screenwriting and his Screenwriting School for kids and teens, www.storytreehouse.com.
Some of his other activities are hiking, reading, religious studies, and Japanese martial arts. He also has a California license as a Private Investigator and works as a volunteer MUFON field investigator.