Writer / Director David N. Donihue is often called upon by leading brands, studios and labels for creation of story driven works. Production and post clients as diverse ARC NRG, Bread For The World, Trailer Park, Nomadic Agency, Disney, Knock Out, CBS with branded content and mini-movies made by sponsors such as EOS Chapstick, AT&T (Mobile), Armada Music, Spinnin’ Records and many many more. Super Rad’s works do millions upon millions of views.
With his focus on high concept entertainment, his writing and directing have been lauded by The Huffington Post, IndieWire, Variety, Ny Times, LA Times, and as a director he is frequently interviewed by the top industry rags including 1.4, Movie Maker Magazine and many many more.
His commercials for national brands and non-profits catch serious attention while his string of “mini-movie music videos” do millions of views for well known acts such as Breathe Carolina & Blasterjaxx, Moguai, Mark Sixma, Thomas Gold, Harrison & Hiio, Elephante, John Dahlback and most recently, Grammy Award Winning Concert Pianist Ruslan Sirota.
Commonly hired by brands and labels looking to tell a story, Donihue’s narrative background is extensive ranging from critically acclaimed theater to short form works to feature films. In 2005 he wrote and produced the internationally acclaimed feature Parzania which was nominated for the eastern hemispheres Oscars, the film fare award for Best Picture and Best Screenplay and Best Story. Leads Sarika and Naseeruddin Shah took home Best Actor Nominations.
In 2010 Donihue’s epic four and a half hour interactive choose your own adventure film The WeatheredUnderground was released by Indican starring Heroes’ Brea Grant. The comic book inspired picture went on to become a small cult classic and is now shown as part of curriculum at many of the worlds best film schools. In 2014 Donihue directed another socially driven action comedy, The Bang Brokers, currently headed for distribution. With SUPER RAD FILMS, Donihue and his team of successful producers continue to create branded content and commercials that make a serious impact.