David Morgan – In Development Fellow

David E. Morgan is from the Navajo (Dine’) Nation and was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. David has produced documentary and short films. His documentary was about his father that passed away in 2017 and his shorts are of the Native American horror, drama, sci-fi genres. His work has screened at the LA Skinsfest Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA and at the “Native Visions Film Festival” in Parker, AZ on the California River Indian Tribes (C.R.I.T) Reservation. David has always been interested in documentaries since being a kid. Cartoons were fun, but for David, animal safari, ocean, mountainous, and desert exploration television on Saturday and Sunday mornings were always the best to watch. David’s filmmaking career focuses on Native American stories but he has since expanded his artistic output. As a teenager, David was a fan of Jeff Corwin and his animal adventures and now enjoys watching the ESPN’s 30 for 30 sports documentary series. One of David’s goals in documentary storytelling is to capture the subject’s perspective and not having a viewpoint of “us” looking in at “them”. He wants to have a viewpoint of “inside looking out”. He has also become a Volunteer Radio DJ for the Albuquerque local college radio station, KUNM, where he is getting to know more of the local Native American community in Albuquerque and Northern New Mexico.