Dave Barak runs San Diego-based Malfunction Films, developing and producing feature films, short films and web series. He's worked behind the camera as a director, writer and cinematographer, but has also worked on films as a sound mixer/boom operator, stills photographer and grip.
Dave worked for a number of years in the newspaper industry in a variety of positions including photographer, business columnist, copy editor and illustrator. He also photographed freelance assignments for various magazines and wire services.
He also served in the US Navy, flying as a sensor operator in S-3A Viking aircraft.