David has a background in Visual Anthropology, Documentary Production and Web Design. He has produced and directed documentaries in Lesotho, RSA, consulted in Web based productions for Health Online Project and JISC as well as making short documentaries for Learning and Teaching Scotland. He has consulted on the web presence with Hopscotch Films for Mark Cousins 'Story of FIlm' and has developed the Screen Academy Scotland website which he continues to run. Presently he is involved in the production of 'Word Made Flesh' a series of interviews directed by Devlin Crow for the MS Society. He was the researcher for Media Masters Online and continues his interests in online pedagogy in his role as Learning Contents Developer for Screen Academy Scotland and the School of Arts and Creative Industries.
For the last 10 years he has been lecturing on the subject of interactivity and running the Interactive Media Module, focusing on Virtual Worlds, Alternate Reality Games, Pervasive Gaming and Web 2.0 tools, Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding and The Internet of Things. In 2017, he developed a short module on Interactive Story & Transmedia for the European Film Masters programme, Kinoeyes.
Documentary production and interactivity, web management and design, installations and activism. Working on a range of projects over the past 16 years; David has developed scripts for documentaries with international co-producers, consulted on web based education and health media projects, co-produced art installation media projects , produced documentary material for international development and media agencies, developed projects at home and abroad, teaching on the subject of interactivity, shifting the narrative frame beyond the screen and creating online courses.