David Grant Walker is the operations manager and Director of Photography for Media Magic Productions, LLC. He also serves as Media Magic’s chief Avid editor, and specializes in Adobe After Effects post-production work. David brings to the business more than fifteen years experience in computer technology, and audio and video production.
An accomplished musician and composer, Walker designed and constructed Media Magic’s Black Cloud Studios, a 24-track audio recording facility, along with Media Magic’s computerized broadcast video editing facility, in New Lyme Township, Ohio. His background includes computerized and analog audio and video production, including video and audio editing, broadcast, corporate, wedding and special event videography, graphic layout and production, live, remote audio recording, voice-overs and music composition for video and radio and television commercial production.
David’s talents with our Panasonic HVX-200 High-Definition P2 video cameras and our Sony’s DXC D-30 broadcast video cameras have been put to use, locally and nationally. His camerawork has aired on newscasts, documentaries and specials on WUAB-TV and WKYC-TV in Cleveland, Ohio, WJET-TV in Erie, Ohio, regional cable outlets and nationwide, on Paramount Pictures “Montel Williams” show, and in the nationally released documentary, “Free For All!” by filmmaker John Ennis, chronicling allegations of corruption and election fraud in the 2006 State and National political races in Ohio.
Walker is responsible for building and maintaining all of the digital audio, Avid and Premiere Pro HD video and graphic computer systems used by Media Magic. He also installs and maintains MMP’s Sony Betacam and ¾ analog broadcast video editing stations and mobile audio and video equipment.
An avid computer user since his youth, David has become familiar with numerous computer software programs, including Avid Express Pro HD, Adobe Premiere Pro HD, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Encore; and various audio editing, 3-D and DVD Authoring programs. David also works with interns from regional colleges and local youth in Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County’s Mentorship Program, and is a member of the Greater Cleveland Film Commission.