Rivers Edge Film Festival

2015 River's Edge Film Festival Juror


David Wilson – Director – Bradford UNESCO City of Film

The City of Bradford (UK) was designated as the world’s first UNESCO City of Film in 2009. This permanent title bestows international recognition on Bradford as a world centre for film because of the city’s rich film heritage, its inspirational movie locations and its many celebrations of the moving image through the city’s annual film festivals. David is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the City of Film programme and also manages the Bradford Film Office. He also writes a monthly column for the Telegraph and Argus newspaper on film culture and presents a monthly radio show called The Cutting Room.

David is a professional musician and has recorded and performed live across UK, Europe and the US. He is also guest lecturer at the University of Bradford and Bradford College and a member of the research network Soft Power, Cinema and the BRICS at the Centre for World Cinemas, University of Leeds.