David Novack

David Novack
Documentary Skills
Sound Production Workshop
Sound Post and Aesthetics Seminar

David Novack is a filmmaker, a sound engineer and sound designer.

He holds a degree in music from Berklee College of Music and an engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania, in which he also has been teaching for several years in its School of Design.

As a sound designer and re-recording mixer, D. Novack’s work includes dozens of projects and major awards for documentary and fiction film productions, including Todd Haynes’ Velvet Goldmine, Living Out Loud, Last Days of Disco, Kids, Safe and The Corporation. He also designed, scored, notated and mixed theatrical and album sound effects for Roger Waters’ opera, Ça Ira.

As a filmmaker he directed, wrote and produced Finding Babel (a cross-genre documentary and art film on the life and work of Russian writer Isaac Babel) and Burning the Future: Coal in America (PBS, Sundance Channel, US State Department’s American Documentary Showcase), which won the prestigious IDA Pare Lorentz Award and the British Clarion Award, both for social documentary filmmaking. He also produced Kimjongilia, featuring the testimony of N. Korean refugees, which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and won the 2010 human rights documentary award from the One World Brussels Film Fest of the Human Rights and Democracy Network.

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