Shauntay S Cherry
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Shauntay S Cherry

Heart of David Pictures

Full Bio
Shauntay Cherry is an independent filmmaker from Brooklyn, NY who serves as president of Heart of David Pictures (HODP). HODP is a video production company that produces cinematherapy. films that combine spiritual counseling with fine art to promote healing and growth. Cherry, who holds a BS and MS from Syracuse University in Television, Radio, & Film and Media Management, respectively, started HODP with a clear goal in mind. to transcend the lines of a niche market and bring the human experience from a spiritual perspective to the mainstream audience.

Cherry's films differ from projects currently in the market due to her unapologetic approach to truth. She describes her content as being raw, real and without pretense. This theme is evident in her body of work which includes award-winning short films, In the Garden and The Haggler along with one of her latest projects, Silent Cries: The Prelude, which has been an official selection of 22 festivals and has won 3 Best Short Film awards to date.

Professional Credits

C: 347-446-8865


Fourteen years of experience managing video productions and subsequent promotional activities. Excellent communication and facilitation skills. Effective management of concurrent high priority tasks. Excels under pressure of fast-paced set environments. Efficient in logistical planning and scheduling. Solid network of industry contacts and up-to-date knowledge of industry trends. MS, Media Management Syracuse University


Writer - Not For Consumption 2018

Short Film, Heart of David Pictures

Writer - Use Your Words 2018

Short Film, Heart of David Pictures

Writer, Director and Producer - Stalk His Ass 2018

(SAG) Short Film, Heart of David Pictures

Official Selection of 2 film festivals to date.

Director You Wouldn't Expect 2017

(AEA) Staged Reading, American Bard Theatre Company

Writer, Director and Producer Silent Cries: The Prelude 2017

(SAG) Short Film, Heart of David Pictures
Industry Awards
Best Short Film (5)

Best Director