Storyteller. Filmmaker. Creative Director.

 Cosmopolitan in nature, David M. Night Maire is a creative independent filmmaker – Writer, Director, Producer – who’s gritty, character-driven films have received endorsements and worldwide acclaim. With a decade of industry experience pitching, collaborating and consulting on projects of fluctuating scopes, from shoestring micro-budget music videos to nine-figure studio blockbusters, David has carved himself a niche within the genre-based film circuit.
A bilingual International Baccalaureate diploma recipient, and alumnus of the prestigious New York University: Tisch School of the Arts, Night Maire earned his B.A. with honors in Film & T.V. with a focus on Directing, and Minors in Psychology and Producing for Film & T.V. This native Alpine’s passion for directing led him to then pursue a Masters in Directing at the School of Visual Arts under famed music video and commercial director Bob Giraldi. Since, he’s been invited on a number of occasions to return as a Guest Lecturer to talk on an array of production topics to the program’s graduate students.
David Co-Founded and helmed AireBedd, a perspicacious production company banner under which he premiered music videos on MTV and Glamour, and produced content for the likes of Moët Hennessy . Louis Vuitton, Red Bull and the Leslie-Lohman Museum, amongst others. Moreover, David M. Night Maire has garnered thousands of laurels and awards for the many short films he’s Directed and Produced, including the recent Zeno Mountain Award from the Miami Film Festival for “My Daughter Yoshiko” (2019) by BAFTA-nominated director Brian Blum. His cultivated persona and visual aesthetic have also precipitated invitations to Program and Judge diverse film festivals across the United States, including Shriekfest Horror Film Festival, DC Shorts International Film Festival & Screenplay Competition, and the PA Indie Shorts Film Festival.  

Curriculum Mortis



News Correspondent - Movie Blab

Live Stream Video Podcast with Andrew Edison

Weekly: April - June 2020

Programing Judge - DC Shorts International Film Festival & Screenplay Competition 2020

Short Films & Screenplays

Programing Judge - PA Indie Shorts Film Festival 2019

Thriller and Youth Short Films

Festival Judge - SVA Premieres:

MPS Directing Short Film Fest 2019

Programing Judge - PA Indie Shorts Film Festival 2018

Horror and Thriller Short Films

Programing Judge - Shreikfest 2018

Short and Feature Length Films

Guest Lecturer - April, Spring 2020

School of Visual Arts - Graduate MPS: Directing

Class: Short Film Festival Circuit

Guest Lecturer - April, Spring 2019

School of Visual Arts - Graduate MPS: Directing

Class: Short Film Festival Circuit

Guest Lecturer - March, Spring 2018

School of Visual Arts - Graduate MPS: Directing

Class: Short Film Festival Circuit

Guest Lecturer - September, Fall 2016

School of Visual Arts - Graduate MPS: Directing

Class: Directing Live Action Short Film

Graduate - Master of Professional Studies: Directing

School of Visual Arts - Spring 2014

Focus: Live Action Short Form

Undergraduate - Bachelor of Arts: Film & T.V.

New York University: Tisch School of the Arts - Kanbar Institute of Film & Television - Spring 2011

Focus: Directing

Minors: Psychology and Producing for Film & T.V.

Academic Award: Dean's Honors List



'Birdie' - PRODUCER / DIR. Andrew J. Edison
'My Daughter Yoshiko' PRODUCER / DIR. BRIAN BLUM
'The Hobbyist' PRODUCER / DIR. George Vatistas
'Chateau Sauvignon: terroir' WRITER & DIRECTOR & PRODUCER