Derek Pearson has worked within the film industry for over a decade, primarily functioning as an editor. Whether he is cutting images to a song for a music video, conveying a message in a promotional spot or working on the story arc of a feature film the rhythm of film has always inspired him. After attending film school in New York City in 2002, opportunities within his field took him around the world. He cut his teeth as a director working on music videos & advertisements. A project in 2008 won Director’s Choice through the White House Community Initiative. In the fall of 2015 his first narrative short The Fabric of Space premiered at The Belcourt Theatre, in Nashville. He lives in a bunker at an undisclosed location with his wife, daughter & eccentric cat surrounded by an ever growing collection of vinyl.