Director / Cinematographer

David Dempsey is a Scottish filmmaker currently working as director of a multimedia programme at an International school in Beijing, where he has been based for the past three years. The work produced under his stewardship achieved National recognition from the Chinese Government’s Foreign Expert Bureau for Excellence in the Visual Arts. His previous work as a photojournalist specialising in sport has been published in The Scotsman, The Glasgow Herald, The Edinburgh Evening News and featured in Exhibitions across the UK. As a result in his interest in documenting the Chinese MMA community, he has produced video content for Asia’s leading MMA productions including Onefc and RUFF.  The New Masters is his first feature-length documentary.