is a commercial, TV, and film producer and director. He begin his work in TV industry in 1999 and since then he worked his way up from being a Production Assistant, to assistant directing, producing and eventually to directing. He then became Head of Production of Jump Digital Asia where they eventually won the coveted Silver Boomerang Award for a Datu Puti campaign during his stint. In 2018 he became Head of Multimedia of EON Group where he expanded his portfolio by working with multiple brands that includes Solane, Cobra, DOT, Netflix, NutriAsia, ASUS, Spotify, Nissan, Uniqlo as well as directing feature films for Dreamscape and iWant.
Currently he is working as an In-house Director for Cutaway Productions and as a Creative and Live show director for different narrative and live shows of Pie Channel under Kroma Entertainment and ABS-CBN. He is also an award-winning filmmaker bagging an Urian Best Short Film in 2017. His films were shown in different international film festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, Seoul, Bangkok, Belgium, Italy, Bali, LA and Germany.
is a filmmaker based in Asia working primarily on films and commercials. He began filmmaking at seventeen, after teaching himself film editing while finishing high school. Starting out as a video editor working his way to directing, the past 10 years have found Olson working with commercial brands such as Pepsi, Spotify, FedEx, Guess, Alaska, Realme, Sanofi Pasteur, and Volvo, and filming music videos for artists like Keiko Necesario, Mica Javier, and Eric E, among others.
He has won awards in film festivals locally and globally as both a Director and Editor. His films including 2021’s 'The Dust In Your Place' have been screened in dozens of film festivals around the world including Cinemalaya, Cannes Worlds Film Festival, Berlin International Art Film Festival, Naples Film Awards, and the HALO International Film Festival. 2022 found Olson writing and directing his latest film ‘Living in the Dead of Night’ which premiered at the East European International Film Festival in Poland.
David Olson is one of the founders of Cutaway Productions and serves as it's Chief Operations Officer while being one of the company's In-house directors.