David Hauka received his MFA in Film and Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia in 2008. From 2006 through 2008, he was the Head of Department for the Film Program at the Vancouver Film School. Films as director include Certainty (2009), Dream (2003) and Impolite (1992) as well as numerous music videos for artists such as Sarah Mclachlan, Lava Hay, Moev and Hilt. Hauka has worked as a director, producer and production manager for Universal, Miramax, MGM, Disney, CBS, ABC, NBC and the CBC. He was Co-Executive Producer of the award-winning feature film Whale Music, the first film to open both the Toronto and Vancouver International Film Festivals.