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David Liban

Chair, Associate Professor
  • Film & Television

Email Address:david.liban@ucdenver.edu

Primary Phone:303-315-7414

David Liban has been making independent films in a variety of genres for years. He's been a Fulbright scholar and he won and Emmy for his documentary, Mortal Lessons, in 2010. His latest feature film, A Feral World, is currently being distributed internationally through Gravitas Ventures. He is currently in pre-production for a new feature called Publish or Perish.

Areas of Expertise

Film & TV Production
Post Production

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Brooklyn College
MFA; Television Production

SUNY at Oneonta
BA; Theatre & Communication


Awards

Best Feature film at the Burbank International Film Festival (2020)
Best Director at the Glendale International Film Festival (2020)
Best Comedy Screenplay at the Screenplay Festival (2020)
Best Sci-FI Feature Berlin Sci-FI Film Festival (2020)

Mortal Lessons was awarded an Emmy in July 2010. Liban was also nominated for an Emmy in the Best Director category in 2010. A Feral World won Best sci-fi film at the Southeast Regional Film Festival and awarded a Silver Award from the University Film and Video Association in 2020.

Heartland Emmy, for Mortal Lessons in 2010
Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Award, Porto Portugal, 2002