David Shulman


David is a BAFTA and TV Academy Award-winning, and Grierson-nominated, director. With creative flare and inventiveness, he has produced, directed, and occasionally self shot many acclaimed arts, science, and history programmes for BBC1, 2, 4, Channel Four, PBS, and Discovery. He has worked with top UK presenters and world renowned writers, artists, and filmmakers. David has worked on constructed reality formats, magazine shows, and produced numerous 1hr and half hour documentaries.


  • 2018 BAFTA - Specialist Factual
    Winner - Basquiat: Rage To Riches

  • 2016 EMMY Television Honours Award

    Winner - Mississippi Inferno (aka Dirt & Deeds)


  • 2018 Grierson Awards - Best Arts or Music Documentary
    Nomination – Basquiat: Rage To Riches

  • 2013 RTS Award - Arts Programme

  • Nomination – Basquiat: Rage To Riches

  • 2018 Broadcast Awards - Best Specialist Factual Programme
    Nomination – Basquiat: Rage To Riches