David Rousseau

  • B.A., Lyndon State College
  • M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design

Awards, recognition and honors

  • Audience Award, Knoxville 24 Hour Film Festival, 2014
  • “40 Under 40,” Business Report and Journal, 2008
  • Silver Addy Award, American Advertising Federation, 2006
  • Georgia Associated Press Award for Best Newscast and Best News Operation, 2002-04
  • Georgia Associated Press Award for Best Team Coverage and General Excellence in Photojournalism, 2001, 2003
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1994-96

Organizations

  • Board member, Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, 2015 to present
  • President, Savannah Filmmakers, 2014 to present
  • President, Tennessee Valley Mediation Association, 2013 to present
  • Volunteer mediator, Community Mediation Center, Knoxville, Tennessee, 2013 to present
  • Savannah Film Commission, 2011 to present
  • College Art Association, 2008 to present
  • Savannah Tourism Advisory Committee, 2008-11

Previous Positions

  • Rule 31 listed general civil and family mediator, Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, 2013 to present
  • Chief executive officer, Savannah Talent Services, 2012-13
  • Chief operations officer, Hostess City Management Services, 2008-12
  • Professor, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2005 to present
  • Video journalist and reporter, WTOC-TV, 1999-2004

Publications and presentations

Selected Publications

  • “Storyboarding Essentials: How to Translate Your Story to the Screen for Film, TV and Other Media,” by Benjamin Reid Phillips and David Harland Rousseau, SCAD Creative Essentials, Watson-Guptill, 2013
  • “Savannah Tavern Tales and Pubs Review,” by Dow Harris, David Harland Rousseau and Julie Collins Rousseau, Schiffer Publishing, 2007
  • “Savannah Ghosts: Haunts of the Hostess City: Tales That Still Spook Savannah,” by David Harland Rousseau and Julie Collins Rousseau, Schiffer Publishing, 2006

Selected Exhibitions

  • Savannah College of Art and Design Foundations Faculty Drawing Exhibition, 2008-13
  • Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, permanent collection
  • Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, permanent collection
  • First African Baptist Church, permanent collection
  • Byrd Cookie Company, permanent collection