DAVID SCHEINMANN IS A LONDON BASED PHOTOGRAPHER, commercials director and film-maker who has directed over 30 music videos and commercials and in 2005 completed his first feature film.
Scheinmann, now a successful contemporary artist, first established his name as an award winning, cutting edge commercial photographer. His long list of music clients includes Ginger Baker, Peter Gabriel, Enya, Cher, Simple Minds, Alison Moyet, Mark Knopfler and Genesis, with his work gracing the album covers of Tears for Fears, Enya, Genesis, Simple Minds, Mark Knopfler and Cher.
The album cover photograph for Peter Gabriel’s 1992 album, Us, is a masterpiece of composite images rendered on an early Apple Mac computer. Scheinmann's graduation to the moving image came with music videos for Alison Moyet, The Alice Band, Maria Glen and Enya. Since 1996 he has been making short and feature length films and his work in both photography and film has received a host of industry awards.
"I am compelled by the image of the human face and its pervasive presence and deepening effect on us."
His work explores issues of cultural identity and popular iconography, and is held in numerous private collections.