In his eighteen years as a professional editor Don has worked on a wide variety of projects including narrative films, documentaries, reality shows, commercials, music videos, and branded entertainment.
His recent narrative work includes Anna Margaret Hollyman’s comedy Maude (Sundance), Travis Mathews’ dark experimental thriller Discreet (Berlinale), James Bryan’s lost-for-25-years horror/comedy Jungle Trap (Fantastic Fest), Yen Tan’s drama Pit Stop (Sundance; Nominee, John Cassavetes Independent Spirit Award), and John Bryant’s award-winning dark comedy The Samaritans (SXSW).
In addition to his work on critically-acclaimed and award-winning films, he also cut CNN’s critically-acclaimed, Emmy-nominated docu-series High Profits, two seasons of the post-apocalyptic science fiction drama Day 5 for Rooster Teeth, and several seasons of A&E’s highly-rated reality show Shipping Wars as well as programs for TLC and The Discovery Channel.
Commercial editorial samples can be seen at TBD Post.
SELECT FILM WORK
Writer/Director: Anna Margaret Hollyman
Official Selection, Sundance 2018
Writer/Director: Travis Mathews
Official Selection, Berlinale 2017
Director: James Bryan, Writer: Rene Harmon
Official Selection, Fantastic Fest 2016
Dark Comedy Short
Writer/Director: John Bryant
Best Texas Short, SXSW 2015
Love & Air Sex (aka The Bounceback)
Director: Bryan Poyser, Writers: Bryan Poyser, David DeGrow Shotwell, Steven Walters
Official Selection, SXSW 2013
New York Times Critics’ Pick
Director: Yen Tan, Writers: David Lowry, Yen Tan
Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival 2013
Nominee, John Cassavetes Independent Spirit Award
SELECT TELEVISION WORK
The Weird Place (1 season)
Day 5 (2 seasons)
Narrative Sci-Fi Drama
High Profits (1 season)
Bat Bridge Entertainment/CNN
Shipping Wars (4 seasons)
My 600lb. Life (1 season)
Texas Car Wars (1 season)