David Garden is a lecturer in the School of Film and Television, where he teaches cinematography. David spent 21 years working as a camera technician in the Los Angeles area motion picture industry. His feature film credits include: Shopgirl (2005), Star Trek Insurrection (1998), What Dreams May Come (1998), Liar Liar (1997), Mars Attacks! (1997), Mother (1996), The Craft (1996), A Walk In The Clouds (1994), Little Princess (1994), The River Wild (1993), Beethoven’s 2nd (1993), The Vanishing (1992), Hero (1992), The Doctor (1991).
His television credits include: The Protector: 5 Episodes (2011), Numbers: 89 Episodes (2005-2009), Eyes: 9 Episodes (2004-2005).
As a cinematographer, David photographed two 35mm feature films: Blue Skies Are A Lie (1994) and Almost Salinas (2000).
David brings a scientific, technical and artistic approach to his courses at LMU. He recently constructed his own motion control, time-lapse camera system and has been using it to film a short documentary about a Los Angeles based mosaic artist.