Who I am
David Bizzaro is a first-generation Latin American TV and film director, actor, and puppeteer based in NYC. He has two decades of film and videography experience, including four years of work on music videos, concert backing videos, and eclectic fan merchandise for three time Grammy award-winning band, The Flaming Lips. He wrote, performed, and co-produced The Pits—an award-winning short film about an avocado searching for its other half. The Pits premiered at the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival and was also selected as one of the 22 films to be on the NYICFF Best of Fest world tour out of approximately 100 total films. It has played in 40+ film festivals around the world and was featured by the NY Times as a part of the Jim Henson’s Foundation short film selections. David is also a freelance builder and puppet wrangler for The Jim Henson Company and Sesame Street. He was awarded a 2018 Made In NY Fellowship to develop a short film. He also serves as Vice President of the Puppetry Guild of Greater New York.