DeWitt Davis, hailing from Virginia, has been practicing photography and film-making for the past 15 years. With a degree in Cinema and Photography from Ithaca College, DeWitt has lived, studied, and worked globally, including in China, Australia, and Senegal. While in Senegal, he filmed the short documentary “Sooda Manga Fi”, examining the personal challenges and transformations of his older sister Sarah, during her five year stint in the Peace Corps.
During the past six years working with the Brooklyn, NY based non-profit, Projectile Arts, he was the Post Production Supervisor for their first feature length Kumbh Mela documentary, “Take Me to the River”, and has served as a chief technical director for many other Projectile projects. DeWitt has also worked on numerous independent feature films in New York and Los Angeles such as: “Love, Ludlow”, “Game Six” (starring Micheal Keaton and Bebe Neuwirth), and Greg Araki’s “Nowhere”. Currently he is a Motion Picture Technician for Eastman Kodak Company.
DeWitt joined the crew in 2007, attending his first Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, supplying loads of film, nearly 40 Kodak disposable cameras, 2 easy share printers and a large supply of ink and paper.
Witt was my hero!