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David Witzling

Teaching Faculty I, Film, Video, Animation and New Genres


MFA, Film, UW-Milwaukee
BA, English & Philosophy, UW-Madison


David Witzling is an inter-disciplinarian moving between the worlds of filmmaking, teaching, poetry, scholarship, independent publishing, permaculture, and coding. His current interests include intellectual property and media appropriation, open source software, diminishing returns on societal investments in complexity, and the deep history of western science. His motion picture work has screened internationally, nationally, and regionally at venues such as the Festival de Cannes, Montreal Underground Film Festival, Oakland Underground Film Festival, and the Wisconsin Film Festival. He has also been published in peer-reviewed journals like Science and The Journal of Short Film.