Virgin Soil

David Gerson

Director

DAVID HENRY GERSON is a Student Academy Award®winning filmmaker whose work has also won prizes at Sundance and other international festivals. Born and raised in Washington DC, he is a graduate of Columbia University and the American Film Institute. David is the recipient of the AFI 2016 Richard P. Rodgers Award for Creative Excellence. His recently completed thesis film, ALL THESE VOICES,  tells the story of a young Nazi soldier encountering an avant-garde theater-troupe of survivors celebrating the end of WWII. It won the 2016 Student Academy Award®

David has worked in Film, TV, and on Stage with Doug Liman, David Mamet, James Lapine, and opposite Al Pacino. He trained as an actor at the British American Drama Academy in London, as well as in the Method and Meisner techniques in NY and LA.  He produced and starred in Matthew Lessner's short film CHAPEL PERILOUS, which won the Audience Award at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.