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David A. Schwartz
Assistant Teaching Professor



University Crossing, 023

Dave is Philly born and bred.

He has worked as a Director of Photography, Camera Operator, and Steadicam Operator on feature films, episodic television, commercials, music videos, and live broadcast.

He has extensive experience in underwater and aerial filming.

In his spare time, Dave enjoys surfing, cycling, and snowboarding.


BA, English with Concentration in Writing, Rider University
Netflix Film "Hustle" - Camera Operator
NFL Network Series "Good Morning Football" - Steadicam
NBC Series “Allegiance” – Steadicam, Camera Operator
NBC Series “Do No Harm” – Steadicam, 2nd Unit DP, B Camera Operator
Feature Film “Law Abiding Citizen” – Camera Operator
Feature Film “The Woodsman” – Steadicam, Camera Operator
Feature Film “Shooter” – Camera Operator
Feature Film “The Answer Man” – Steadicam
FX Series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” – 2nd Unit DP
Film “A Long Walk” – Steadicam
Film “Brotherly Love” – Steadicam
CBS Series “Hack” – Steadicam, 2nd Unit DP, B Camera Operator