Associate Professor
Communication & Theatre Arts

David Mallin

NORFOLK, 23529

David Mallin is a cinematographer and documentarian. He has a MFA in Cinematography from AFI in Los Angeles. Prior to ODU he taught at Virginia Tech and the International Academy of Film & TV in the Philippines.

M.F.A. in Cinematography, American Film Institute, (2008)

B.A. in Visual Media - Moving Images, The American University, (1996)

Research Interests

Cinematography for feature films and shorts. Directing documentaries.

  • 2019: Teaching with Technology, Old Dominion University
  • 2017: Won Most Inspiration Faculty Award in conjunction with student Jake Brinn’s receipt of the Provost’s Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research, Old Dominion University
  • 2017: Nominated as Advisor of the Year for work with ODU Film Club, Old Dominion University
  • 2017: ODU Film Club won "Program of the Year", Old Dominion University
  • 2016: "Our Nation" awarded Best of Show, Depth of Field International Film Festival; online
  • 2016: "Our Nation" awarded Best Period Drama, GO Independent Film Festival, Washington D.C.
  • 2010: "Lucky Lotus", Award Winner, Big Island Film Festival