Author Archives: Don Swaynos
I directed a music video for Zig-Zags. It’s a tribute to shot-on-video horror films and the days of 80’s heavy metal inspired satanic panic. It premiered at Cinepocalypse and is now online for your viewing pleasure. Watch it below!
Yen Tan’s horror-comedy short The Outfit (which I co-wrote and edited) is (after some delay) finally available on Vimeo. Since appearing online the short has received write-ups from The Austin Chronicle and Rue Morgue.
The Weird Place is the new collaboration between Rooster Teeth, Achievement Hunter, and Meow Wolf. I was lucky enough to edit the show’s first season. It’s hard to describe- like a game show wrapped inside a science fiction series… or … Continue reading
The Streamy Awards recognize “the best creators, content and marketing in online video” and I’m happy to announce that Rooster Teeth’s Day 5 has been nominated for Best Action or Sci-Fi Series. The awards will be announced at a live … Continue reading
I’m happy to announce that my film Don’t Ever Change was featured on the prestigious Short of the Week, where they describe it as “a bloody hilarious 10min treat” and “the most fun I’ve had watching a short in ages.” … Continue reading
I’m excited to announce that my dark comedy Don’t Ever Change has been selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick by the curation team at Vimeo. You can watch the film here.
After its Sundance premiere, Anna Margaret Hollyman’s Maude is coming home to screen at SXSW. A list of screening times and a teaser trailer can be found here.
I recently had the honor of editing Heroes from the Storm, a short documentary about five Houstonians who did extraordinary things in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The film was directed by Ben Steinbauer for The Bear in collaboration with … Continue reading
After a long festival run that included The Overlook Film Festival, Fantasia, Cucalorus, BendFilm, Telluride Horror Show, Cinepocalypse, Indie Memphis, and Sidewalk, my dark comedy short film Don’t Ever Change is now streaming on Vimeo. Since going live last week … Continue reading