Dave Bussan '81

Dave Bussan ’81

Professor Emeritus
Position Type
- Present

Professor of Cinema David Bussan began teaching at the college in 1987 and served as chair of the department from 1998 to 2011. He teaches a range of production courses in 16mm film and digital video. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in film/video from the California Institute of the Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in cinema from Denison University.

Professor Bussan’s portfolio of creative film includes works in documentary, memoir, narrative, and experimental films. He recently completed a short documentary entitled Future Visions of Over the Rhine, which explores the economic revival and gentrification of this poverty-stricken downtown Cincinnati neighborhood. His current work in progress is Art Bomb!, a documentary concerning Ohio artist Charles Van Ness and his uniquely stylized sculptures.

B.A., Denison University; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts


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