David Shirk

David Shirk

Dave Shirk is a visual effects supervisor. Shirk and his fellow visual effects artists are nominated for an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for the 2013 film 'Gravity'. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
David Shirk has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2010 Forum as a Director for the Trans-Border Institute of the University of San Diego. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 223 views per program. Most common tag: Mexico.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2014 - Present Global Fellow, Mexico Institute, Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2010 - Present Director, Trans-Border Institute, University of San Diego Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Training Assistance to Mexico's Armed Forces

    Training Assistance to Mexico's Armed Forces

    David Shirk talked about a USA Today story on the $15 million the Department of Defense’s spent in 2013 in training assistance to Mexico’s armed forces.…

  • U.S.-Mexico Border

    U.S.-Mexico Border

    David Shirk talked about President Obama’s decision to deploy up to 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexican border.…

  • Prospects for U.S.-Mexico Relations

    Prospects for U.S.-Mexico Relations

    Prior to Mexico’s President Felipe Calderón’s state visit to meet with President Barack Obama and deliver an address to a joint…

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