David I. Strasser
Film Director, Directors Guild of Canada
David is a Vancouver based Film Director, Screenwriter, and a member of the Directors Guild of Canada and the International Cinematographers Guild.
David’s debut feature, RAW*, premiered at the 2016 Whistler Film Festival (nominated for the Borsos Award for Best Canadian Feature) and is currently touring the festival circuit. His follow up award-winning short film, The Third Bandit, is available on TELUS OptikTV and Door9 Films.
David's additional directorial work includes the music video Space Rodeo, an Official Selection at the 2016 Drunken Film Festival, as well as the web-series pilot, Disharmony, and the short film, I Will Go On, both of which were Official Selections and Award Recipients at the 2015 Canada Shorts Film Festival (Canadian & International Short Film Festival).
Born in Bolivia, David spent most of his childhood in Calgary before moving to Vancouver. He has two degrees from the University of British Columbia, where he studied philosophy, psychology, and ultimately graduated from Law School in 2004.
David splits his time living between Southern Vancouver Island and Vancouver and is a proud father of two charming children. His interests include farming, rock climbing, and skateboarding.