David Liban has worked in the television and film business since 1987. He has produced and directed numerous independent productions that vary in style from fiction to documentary to television studio production. He is an Assistant Professor of Film & Video Production at the University of Colorado Denver, College of Arts & Media since 2004.
Liban’s films and videos have received numerous awards from both national and international film festivals. His latest film is called Mortal Lessons which is a feature length documentary about death, dying and living life. It is being distributed by Icarus Films.
His previous film, Carhenge: Genius or Junk? was aired nationally on PBS and was nominated for an Emmy Award. Another film, "Smithee's Lecture" screened at the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art.
In 2002 Liban received a Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Award to Porto, Portugal where he taught television production.