David AverbachCreative Director, The Film Collaborative
David directs TFC’s digital distribution initiatives and regularly advises filmmakers on D.I.Y. distribution. He has spoken on film festival and film market panels, such as DOC NYC, Tacoma Film festival and the FilmBazaar in Goa, India, and has participated in industry markets, such as IFP Week, Sheffield Doc/Fest, InsideOut Toronto, the Jeonju International Film Festival, Busan Asian Contents & Film, and DOC NYC, and as a panelist on documentary pitch sessions, such as the EBS International Documentary Festival and Dhaka Doc Lab. In addition, as Creative Director, David handles all internal print and web design and branding collateral for the company. David is also in charge of technical and editorial development of many of TFC’s suite of educational tools, which includes the Digital Distribution Guide (digitaldistributionguide.com), Case Studies (thefilmcollaborative.org/casestudies) and TFC Blog (thefilmcollaborative.org/blog). Lastly, David serves as technical director for TFC’s Festival Distribution and Community Conversation programs.