Category Archives: Director

CINEMALIN INTERVIEW

I was recently interviewed by Sean Malin at Cinemalin, we discussed Pictures of Superheroes, Pit Stop, and editing in general. Check out the full interview here.

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AUSTRALIA LOVES PICTURES OF SUPERHEROES

After last month’s three sold-out screenings at the Revelation Film Festival in Perth, Australia, Pictures of Superheroes is going to continue its continental tour with a screening at the Sydney Underground Film Festival this September. We’re in great company screening next … Continue reading

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PICTURES OF SUPERHEROES GOES INTERNATIONAL

I’m really excited to announce that Pictures of Superheroes will have its international premiere at the Revelation Film Festival in Perth, Australia. I’ve been a fan of Program Director Jack Sergeant’s writing on Warhol films and the Cinema of Transgression for … Continue reading

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THE HORRIBLE LIFE OF DR. GHOUL

My new short film, The Horrible Life of Dr. Ghoul, is going to have its world premiere at the deadCENTER Film Festival on June 7th with more festival screenings soon. The film was produced by Jollyville Pictures in association with … Continue reading

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“BEST OF 2012”

A bunch of my projects have ended up on some “Best of 2012” lists. Mark Bell at Film Threat called Cinema Six the second best film of the year (only after Django Unchained) and Don Simpson at Smells Like Screen Spirit listed … Continue reading

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PICTURES OF SUPERHEROES REVIEWS

Pictures of Superheroes premiered at the Austin Film Festival. A lot of people saw it and then said nice things about it: “I have never seen a movie like Pictures of Superheroes… It is unlike anything I have ever seen before; … Continue reading

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AWARDS!

Hey, some films I worked on just won some awards! My short film Six Hundred and Forty-One Slates took home Best Experimental Film at the Lausanne Underground Film Festival in Sweeden. Caroline Connor’s short film Sexy Chat (which I produced … Continue reading

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PICTURES OF SUPERHEROES TO PREMIERE AT AFF

Pictures of Superheroes, is going to have its world premiere at the Austin Film Festival. The film was included in AFF’s “early ten” announcement, which you can read about at Variety, Movieline, The Austin American Statesman, The Austin Chronicle, and Indiewire, and you … Continue reading

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PRESS FOR PICTURES OF SUPERHEROES

The trailer for Pictures of Superheroes has been making the rounds on the internet and getting some press. Don Simpson at Film School Rejects says: …if I was a praying man, I would be praying that Don Swaynos’ Pictures of Superheroes and Mark … Continue reading

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SIX HUNDRED AND FORTY-ONE SLATES

Sorry, I made an experimental short film. It’s called Six Hundred and Forty-One Slates and it’s a compilation of every slate marker from the production of an independent film. It’s going to have it’s world premiere February 9th at the … Continue reading

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