Daniel Williams

Courses Taught :

  • Film I: Basic Cinematography
  • Film II: Editing: Image and Sound
  • Film III: Sync Sound Production
  • Screenwriting

Institutions/Professional Companies with which Mr. Williams has worked :
Mr. Williams received his BA and MFA in film production from Howard University in Washington, D.C. Before coming to Bowling Green State University, he taught at Howard University , Webster University, and St. Louis Community College at Meramec.

In his production work, Mr. Williams has worked with District Cablevision - TCI, Negod-Gwad Productions, and Public Access Corporation of DC (all in Washington, D.C.).

Production or Film Credits:
Mr. Williams has served as production manager for District Cablevision - TCI in Washington, D.C., where he supervised a four-camera studio production facility and produced on-air promotional spots. At Negod-Gwad Production, he served as a production coordinator/editor, overseeing scheduling and tracking of post-production requirements, both in-house and with various labs. At Public Access Corporation of DC, he served as production coordinator.

Not only has Mr. Williams served as cinematographer for numerous films, but is also the writer, director, and editor for several films, including Stages of Life, which was screened at the European Media Art Festival in Osnabruk, Germany, and In the Flesh, which was screened at the Smithsonian Hirshorn Museum in Washington, D.C. In addition, his film Coffee, screened at both the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in San Francisco and the 5th International Student Film Festival in Tel Aviv, Israel, won the Best Experimental Film from the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame.

Mr. Williams's 2000 film, A Thousand Days a Year, won the Best of Show award at the Washington, D.C. Rosebud Film Festival. His most recent short film, "No Faces", a creative collaboration with film students in the department was selected for the 2008 St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.   His first feature film"Cigarettes for Breakfast", was officially selected for both the 2008 American Black Film Festival and the Urbanworld Film Festival.

Union or Professional Organizations:

  • University Film and Video Association