David Negrin is a professor, game designer, screenwriter VR creator, and non-profit founder. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and an M.F.A. in Cinema Arts. He was previously an Assistant Professor of Film, Television, and Emerging Media at Ithaca College. He was Executive Director of the NYC Screenwriters Collective, the largest non-profit screenwriting workshop in New York City from 2007-2015. His areas of research in Emerging Media are Virtual Reality, Game Design, Transmedia Storytelling, and Immersive Theater. David was born and raised in New York City. He is an alumnus of The Bronx High School of Science, University at Buffalo, and Brooklyn College.