Director, MAGIC Spell Studios
Rochester Institute of Technology
David Long is Director of the RIT Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction & Creativity (MAGIC) at Rochester Institute of Technology. Long joined the faculty of the School of Film and Animation at RIT in 2007, where he also serves as an Associate Professor for the motion picture science program. His research interests include multispectral video capture and display systems and sensory perception of motion media. Prior to RIT, Long worked as an Imaging Scientist with Kodak's Entertainment Imaging Division. At Kodak, his primary responsibilities included new product development and image science and systems integration. His work has earned him numerous patents and a 2008 Scientific & Technical Academy Award for contributions made to the design of Vision2 films. Long earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, an MS in Materials Science from the University of Rochester, and a PhD in Color Science from Rochester Institute of Technology.