David’s first film Malcolm, directed by Nadia Tass, was a critical and box office success winning eight AFI awards and releasing in 22 countries.
His role as producer, writer, cinematographer and director continues in varying forms with features and television movies such as The Big Steal, Stark, Amy, Hercules Returns, Pure Luck, Kath And Kimderella, Fatal Honeymoon with Harvey Keitel, and The Menkoff Method. His 2010 film, Matching Jack, won Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay at the Milan International Film Festival in 2011.
David’s company with Nadia, Cascade Films, owned and operated the successful Melbourne Film Studio for 25 years.
David was a commissioner on the Australian Film Commission after an early career as one of Australia’s foremost movie stills photographers.