David Scheerer is an independent filmmaker and professor of film production at Humboldt State University.
He has directed and produced award-winning feature films and documentaries that have aired in all the world’s principal broadcast venues. He co-founded and was director of Montana State University’s MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking before moving to California in 2006. His films have attracted major financial support from private and public funding organizations like the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the National Science Foundation, PBS, and The Discovery Channel. He earned his MFA in Screenwriting in 1986 from Brigham Young University.