David Goodman


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David Goodman


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 and Film Department in 2017.

David is a native Memphian and has worked professionally in narrative fiction films, commercials, music videos, fashion, and industrial films in New York, Tennessee, Texas, and Alabama. Currently, David primarily works in documentary production and explores  communities driven by shared passions and beliefs. David’s film work as a director and a cinematographer has been screened in film festivals around the world.


M.F.A., Documentary Production & Studies, University of North Texas, 2015
M.A., Communication, University of Memphis, 2013
B.F.A., Film, TV, & Radio, New York University, 2004

Selected Work

A Ballet Season, 2021 
Floating Pilgrims, 2019 
Equestrian Mid-South, 2019 
Art’s Room, 2017 
Texas Paranormalists, 2016