David Klein

C i n e m a t o g r a p h e r

David Klein, ASC

Cinematographer David Klein, ASC has spent over three decades perfecting his craft and captivating audiences with his unparalleled visual storytelling.


His remarkable career includes lensing iconic indie film classics such as Clerks, Clerks II, Mallrats, Cop Out, Red State and Chasing Amy with director Kevin Smith. In 2014 and 2016, Klein received Emmy nominations for Outstanding Cinematography for A Single-Camera Series for his work as the Director of Photography on Showtime's Emmy-award winning series Homeland. He also served as the Director of Photography for HBO dramas True Blood and Deadwood: The Movie, where he scored a 3rd Emmy nomination in 2019.


Most recently, David has been on the forefront of virtual production shooting cutting edge episodes of Disney’s The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett.

Testimonial Quote

 “It’s our job as cinematographers to tell the story in a unique way, but it’s also our job to be invisible. We should endeavor to be the silence between the notes. Without that, the music doesn’t exist.”


- David Klein, ASC

David's Top Gear Picks

Canon EOS R5 C Body
CN-E 15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP
CN-E 30-105mm T2.8 LS


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