Enterprise Documentary Fund Grantee


David Osit
David Osit

MAYOR is a real-life political saga about a search for identity behind the battle lines of a global conflict. With startling and unprecedented access, MAYOR follows a charismatic leader's quixotic quest to build the city of the future in a land paralyzed by its past.

David Osit, Director/Producer

David Osit is an Emmy Award-winning director, editor and composer. David directed, produced, edited, shot and composed the feature documentary THANK YOU FOR PLAYING, which premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, broadcast on POV in 2016, and was nominated for three Emmy awards, winning for Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary. He also edited and produced OFF FRAME​, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and Berlinale in 2016, and edited, produced and composed NO MAN'S LAND, which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. David is an alumnus of the Berlinale Talent Campus and studied Refugee Law at the American University of Cairo, and received his MFA in Social Documentary Film from the School of Visual Arts in New York.