David teaches screenwriting and film history at the University Of The Arts and Arcadia University in the Philadelphia area. Since 2006 he has been hired to write or doctor over 30 feature film screenplays, one of which was produced in NYC in 2008. "Aftermath," an original screenplay, was optioned by an L.A. producer in 2009. In 2012, another original screenplay, "Morgan, Michael, Vanessa & Max" was optioned by a Canadian producer.
David specializes in writing screenplays for ultra-low budget films and shorts. His 1995 short film “The True Meaning Of Cool” won an award from The American Film Institute. “Jumpcuts: An Art Film” was produced in 1996. “The Audition” was shot in NYC in 2009 and screened at the Idyllwild Film Festival in Southern California. in 2011, he produced, directed, shot, edited and wrote "Love, Park." Also in 2011, his screenplay "April, Mae and Joon" was adapted into the film "Sugar Cookie", which will premiere in summer 2012. "Technical Support" was produced in spring 2012 and "Nightcap" is tentatively scheduled for a shoot.
David graduated from the film program at Temple University and quickly found work on both indie films and Hollywood features, working his way up the production ladder for a few before deciding to focus on screenwriting and getting his first jobs in the mid-‘90’s.
David is active in the Philadelphia screenwriting community, frequently reading screenplays for The Set In Philadelphia Screenplay Competition and serving on a panelist at various workshops aimed at nurturing new talent. In the past three years, 4 of his students have been finalists for The Set In Philadelphia Screenplay Competition, 2 of them won grand prizes in their respective divisions.
David is also the primary reviewer for the popular website, IndieTalk.com and has previously contributed to Home Media Entertainment Magazine, The TLA Video Film Guide, TLAvideo.com and various newspapers.
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