ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (FILM & VIDEO PRODUCTION)
David discovered his enthusiasm for teaching while working at Downtown Community Television Center, a famous NYC community media center known for outreach and the democratization of video production. After teaching at DCTV for a number of years, David went on to teach classes at The University of Memphis, The University of North Texas, and The University of Alabama in Huntsville before joining the faculty in the Communication Department in 2017.
David is a native Memphian and has worked professionally in fiction films, commercials, music videos, and fashion in New York, Tennessee, Texas, and Alabama. In recent years David primarily works in documentary production with a particular focus upon exploring outsider communities with unusual belief systems. David’s film work as a cinematographer and as a director has been screened in festivals around the world.
MFA, Documentary Production & Studies, University of North Texas, 2015
MA, Communication, University of Memphis, 2013
BFA, Film, TV, & Radio, New York University, 2004
Art’s Room, 2017
Texas Paranormalists, 2016
Community Cryptid, 2015
Sacred Hearts, Holy Souls (D.P.), 2014
Last Summer (D.P.), 2013
Ash Requiem, 2013
Spiritual Transit, 2012