David  Grannis

David Grannis, M.F.A.

Associate Professor

(805) 493-3366
Swenson 204


David Grannis M.F.A., Associate Professor in the Communication Department, California Lutheran University, teaches television and film production as well as film history.  Formerly as Director of Educational Technology at Cal Lutheran, he supervised the Media Services department and the Center for Teaching and Learning. Before coming to Cal Lutheran, David worked as a sound editor for Hollywood feature films. His sound editing credits include films such as What About Bob, Sister Act and Mississippi Burning.He has been elected to the post of Southern California Regional Director, Vice President 2006, President 2007 and Past President 2008, for DET/CHE (Directors of Educational Technology for California higher education) and was a board member for ETC Channel 21, Conejo Valley's educational television station. He currently just finished a documentary on the drought in southern California called Turf Wars: SoCal Water Conservation. Combat Drought Productions © 2017



MFA, Theater Arts, Film Television Production program, UCLA, CA. 1987

BA, English and Media Studies, Sonoma State University, CA. 1978


"Turf Wars, So. Cal Water Conservation," (43 min.) Water War Films, Combat

Drought Productions © 2017

A film by David Grannis


“Ethics in Broadcast Television News: Blurring the Lines,” Real World Media Ethics, Inside the Broadcast Industries. Second Edition, Philippe Perebinossoff, 2017, Taylor & Francis, A Focal Press Book


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