David is the director of advance films with whom he has slate of projects in development. www.advancefilms.com.


He has worked as script consultant on single projects and slates in US, Europe, Middle East. North Africa and Asia.

He is the annual consultant / moderator for the Rotterdam Lab at CineMart, co-designs and delivers Story Campus a travelling conversation on the nature and future of storytelling for screens and regularly teaches at film schools and runs workshops at international film festivals.

Directing credits include the award winning feature view film MILES FROM NOWHERE.

Previous clients include:

BFI, UK Film Council, BBC, BAFTA, National Theatre, British Council, Cannes Cinefondation, Wajda School, The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Edinburgh International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival, Polish Film Institute, Media Business School, UK Film Centre Cannes Film Festival, Short Film Corner Cannes Film Festival, Expression en Corto, FIKE, Film London, Lionhead Studios, Xingu Films, Irish Film Board, FAS Screen Training Ireland, Filmbase, MEDIA, Open Cinema, Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, New Horizons Studio, NPA, NYFA, Estonian Film Institute, City University London and London Film Academy.

David was selected as a participant on the British Councils Cultural Leadership International Programme, is a member of the British Councils Creative Economy Pool of Experts and a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.