In his sixteen 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.
He has most recently cut several narrative films; Anna Margaret Hollyman’s comedy Maude (Sundance), Travis Mathews’ dark 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 short film The Samaritans (SXSW).
In addition to his work on critically-acclaimed and award-winning films, he has also cut the first season of CNN’s critically-acclaimed docu-series High Profits as well as 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
Nominee, John Cassavetes Independent Spirit Award
SELECT TELEVISION WORK
Day 5 (2 seasons)
Narrative Sci-Fi Drama
Rooster Teeth/TBD Post
High Profits (1 season)
Bat Bridge Entertainment/CNN
Shipping Wars (4 seasons)
My 600lb. Life (1 season)
Texas Car Wars (1 season)