David Easteal (b. 1986) is a Melbourne based filmmaker. He studied law and literature at the University of Melbourne, and practises as a barrister at the Victorian Bar.

His short films screened at various international festivals, including the New York, BFI London, Chicago, Kiev Molodist, Sofia and Singapore film festivals. He received the Award for Emerging Australian Filmmaker at the 2015 Melbourne International Film Festival.

He is currently in post-production on his first feature-length film project, The Plains. The film received the Films en Cours post-production support prize at the Belfort International Film Festival Entrevues.