David Landau has over thirty years of professional lighting experience working on feature films, TV shows, sit-comes, game shows, commercials, documentaries, industrial films, music videos and direct-to-consumers DVDs. Landau teaches lighting and cinematography at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he also created the Cinematography track of study. He also continues to work in the lighting industry, shooting low budget features and corporate videos, designing lights for theatre and working as one of the gaffers on the TV series “Project Runway”. A five-time Telly Award winner for lighting and cinematography, Landau has worked professionally in lighting since 1978, having worked as a master electrician, camera assistant, camera operator, electric, best boy, gaffer, Lighting Director and Director of Photography. Landau is a member of IATSE Local 52, the University Film & Video Association, and Media Communications Association International. He is the author of numerous articles on lighting and screenwriting, seven plays published by Samuel French, and the book “Lighting for Cinematography: A Practical Guide to the Art and Craft of Lighting for the Moving Image” from Bloomsbury Press.