M. DAVID MULLEN, ASC studied filmmaking and cinematography at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), where he received his Master’s Degree. Since then, he has photographed almost forty independent feature films, plus several television series and pilots.

He was nominated for the IFP Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography in 2000 for
Twin Falls Idaho and again in 2004 for Northfork, both films by Michael and Mark Polish. He won the Dublin Film Critics Circle Award for Best Feature Cinematography in 2017 for The Love Witch.

In 2000, he photographed
Jackpot, the first 24P HD feature to be released theatrically in North America.

In 2004, he became a member of the American Society of Cinematographers; in 2007, he joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Projects released theatrically in the past few years include
The Love Witch (2016) and 90 Minutes in Heaven (2015). Recent television work includes The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Get Shorty, and the pilot episode of Designated Survivor.

Many of his features have played at major film festivals over the years.
Twin Falls Idaho, Northfork, Two Brothers & A Bride, Assassination of a High School President, Manure, and Big Sur were shown at the Sundance Film Festival. Stay Cool played at the Tribeca Film Festival and Jennifer's Body at the Toronto International Film Festival. The Love Witch was shown in many festivals worldwide in 2016.

He also updated the classic textbook
Cinematography with original author Kris Malkiewicz, and has written a number of articles about his own work for various filmmaking magazines.