David has been making films for thirty years. His first role in TV was as presenter of the highly successful ABC series, The Sunburnt Soul. He was Head of Religious Broadcasting at the ABC for seven years and has presented, and produced, programs for Four Corners, Sixty Minutes and more recently for Sunday Night on Channel 7. His most recent special can be seen here.
David is a Uniting Church minister, author of several books and many articles dealing with religion and New Religious Movements and Cults. At the moment he is working on an adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment set in Newtown, Sydney.
David was the Founding Director of the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture which is sponsoring the Religious Short Film Prize.