David is a self-taught filmmaker, first studying at Cambridge University in England. He worked initially as a radio producer for BBC World Service, and as a documentary filmmaker for BBC TV, making the acclaimed BBC series “Earth Story” in 1998. The following year David Sington received the Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism from the American Geophysical Union. David then formed his own company, DOX Productions, making science documentaries for the BBC Horizon series, Channel 4, and NOVA on climate change issues (methane release, deforestation, and global dimming). For the latter he received the 2007 Earthwatch Film Award. In 2007 David’s feature documentary on the Apollo astronauts “In the Shadow of the Moon” was awarded the "World Cinema Audience Award: Documentary" at the Sundance Film Festival. He is currently Executive Producer on “Moon Machines”, a six-part series for Discovery Science Channel.