David Rodriguez


David Rodriguez

David Rodriguez is a television and feature film director and producer

Acclaimed director and co-executive producer David Rodriguez added his vivid touch to many fan favorite series such as QUEEN OF THE SOUTH, OUTSIDERS, and SCANDAL. In 2017/18, he rose to a new level of television as director and co-executive producer of Showtime’s THE CHI, which showcases an authentic lens into the volatile Southside of Chicago. David’s background in law enforcement and upbringing on the tough streets of The South Bronx provide years of first-hand experience in true human emotion and conflict, which is showcased in his filmmaking. Currently, David’s bold work as director and co-executive producer will also be seen on TNT’s gritty crime drama, ANIMAL KINGDOM from John Wells.

David’s career in entertainment began in 2003 when he wrote, produced and directed PUSH, his first feature, a true insiders look into the South Florida world of fast money and drug dealing. Rodriguez went on to write, direct and produce two additional acclaimed and award-winning films AMERICAN BULLY and ONCE UPON A TIME IN QUEENS. In 2010, David formed his own production company, Cine Relevante, with the mandate of continuing to develop feature and television content. David began directing television in 2014 with his work on many dramatic series such as POWER, CHICAGO P.D., WHAT/IF, GAME OF SILENCE, and THE RESIDENT.

Today, David splits his time between Austin and Los Angeles. He is a member of the Director’s Guild of America and previously served as an alternate on the Western Director’s Council and as co-chair of the DGA Latino Steering Committee.




POWER (2019)
WHAT/IF (2019)
S.W.A.T (2018)
What/If (2018)
Animal Kingdom (2017-2019)
The Chi (2018)
The Resident (2018)
Chicago Med (2016-2018)
Chicago P.D. (2016-2018)
Queen of the South (2016-2017)

Outsiders (2016)
Chicago Fire (2017)
Rosewood (2016)
Game of Silence (2016)
Scandal (2015)
Stalker (2014)
NCIS: Los Angeles (2014)
Once Upon a Time in Queens (2013)
American Bully (2009)
Push (2006)


Animal Kingdom (2018) ~ Co-Executive Producer
The Chi (2018) ~ Co-Executive Producer
Once Upon a Time in Queens (2015)
American Bully (2009)
Push (2006)

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