Editor

In his fourteen 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 features; Yen Tan’s drama Pit Stop (Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival; Nominee, John Cassavetes Independent Spirit Award), Bryan Poyser’s raunchy comedy Love & Air Sex  (Official Selection, SXSW, New York Times’ Critics’ Pick), Spencer Parson’s horror-comedy Saturday Morning Mystery (Official Selection, LAFF), Jennifer Harlow’s dramatic thriller The Sideways Light, and John Bryant’s award-winning short film The Samaritans.

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 and several seasons of A&E’s highly-rated reality show Shipping Wars as well as programs for TLC and The Discovery Channel.

SELECT NARRATIVE FILM WORK

The Samaritans
Dark Comedy
Writer/Director: John Bryant
Cast: Mark Reeb, Heather Kafka, Bill Wise
Best Texas Short, SXSW 2015

The Sideways Light
Thriller/Drama
Writer/Director: Jennifer Harlow
Cast: Lindsay Burdge, Matthew Newton

Love & Air Sex (aka The Bounceback)
Comedy
Director: Bryan Poyser, Writers: Bryan Poyser, David DeGrow Shotwell, Steven Walters
Cast: Sara Paxton, Michael Stahl-David, Ashley Bell, Zach Cregger, Addison Timlin
Official Selection, SXSW 2013
New York Times Critics’ Pick

Pit Stop
Drama
Director: Yen Tan, Writers: David Lowry, Yen Tan
Cast: Bill Heck, Marcus DeAnda, Amy Seimetz
Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival
Nominee, John Cassavetes Independent Spirit Award

Saturday Morning Mystery (aka …Massacre)
Horror Comedy
Director: Spencer Parsons, Writers: Jory Balsimo, Kat Candler, Aaron Leggett, Jonny Mars, Jason Wehling
Cast: Ashley Spillers, Josephine Decker, Jonny Mars, Paul Gordon, Heather Kafka

Cinema Six
Comedy
Writer/Directors: Mark Potts, Cole Selix
Cast: John Merriman, Mark Potts, Brand Rackley, Byron Brown, Maggie Carey

SELECT TELEVISION WORK

Day 5 (1 season)
Narrative Sci-Fi Drama
Rooster Teeth/TBD Post

High Profits (1 season)
Docu-Series
Bat Bridge Entertainment/CNN

Shipping Wars (4 seasons)
Reality Show
MegaloMedia/A&E

My 600lb. Life (1 season)
Reality Show
MegaloMedia/TLC

Texas Car Wars (1 season)
Reality Show
MegaloMedia/Discovery Channel