University of Baltimore (D.C.D.)
Dave Reiss is an Award-Winning Filmmaker, Avid & Final Cut Pro Video Editor, and an Associate Professor of Media Production at Towson University. After he earned a Master's degree in Film Production at Boston University in 1990, Dave worked for a Washington D.C. post production company where he was one of the first Avid video editors to create a series for television entirely on Avid software and hardware. In 1996 he started his freelance business as both a Producer and Video Editor, which led him to a wide range of projects from commercials to long form documentaries for Political Consulting firms, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Newseum, NBC-4, MCI, Macneil/Lehrer Productions and Maryland Pubic Television. In 2005 he earned a doctorate at the University of Baltimore's Doctor of Communications Design (D.C.D.) degree program, where he extended his media skills to include web design, multimedia design, and distance learning. In August of 2005 he joined the faculty at Towson University's Electronic Media & Film department, where he teaches video production courses in Narrative, Documentary, Corporate and Community Service Learning. He is the EMF Department Internship Coordinator and the General Manager of the student-run television station WMJF-TV.