David Mallin is a cinematographer, filmmaker, and the Director of Old Dominion University’s Film Program. He has a MFA in Cinematography from AFI in Los Angeles and a BA from American University in Washington DC. He is a yearly staff member at The American Pavilion at the Cannes film festival. His work has screened on San Francisco’s KRON, CCTV China, HBO’s Video-On-Demand and multiple festivals. He taught at Virginia Tech and the International Academy of Film & TV in the Philippines before joining ODU. David focuses his work with students on the production of collaborative group and faculty-led projects run like real-world movie sets. This is his second voyage with Semester at Sea; the first was Fall 2003.