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Author Archives: Don Swaynos
JUNGLE TRAP COMING TO BLU-RAY
James Bryan & Renee Harmon’s shot-on-video-and-then-lost-for-over-25-years horror film Jungle Trap, which I edited, will be making its HD debut this month through AGFA/Bleeding Skull & Vinegar Syndrome. The disc will also contain Bryan & Harmon’s other lost, shot-on-video film Run … Continue reading
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OH DEER! IS PREMIERING AT FANTASIA
Richard Jones’ Oh Deer! is set to make its world premiere in the prestigious Small Gauge Trauma section at this year’s (virtual) Fantasia Festival! I had a blast editing this dark comedy short film about fatherhood and I’m excited to … Continue reading
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I’m excited to announce that three of my short films are joining the insane (and incredible) line-up on Night Flight. The streaming platform incarnation of the classic late night cable show has launched a short film showcase and the initial … Continue reading
MAUDE IS ON SHORT OF THE WEEK
Anna Margaret Hollyman’s Sundance and SXSW selected, Vimeo Staff Pick directorial debut is currently featured on Short of the Week, which profiled my short Don’t Ever Change a while back.
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DON’T EVER CHANGE IS ON ALTER
My short film Don’t Ever Change has joined the incredibly curated collection of films on Gunpowder & Sky’s genre imprint Alter. The film had a successful run at genre and mainstream festivals, became a Vimeo Staff Pick, and was featured … Continue reading
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MAUDE IS A VIMEO STAFF PICK
Anna Margaret Hollyman’s short Sundance comedy Maude is now online as a Vimeo Staff Pick Premiere. Watch it below and read all about it at the Vimeo blog.
KILLER OF KILLERS
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!
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THE OUTFIT IS NOW ONLINE
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.
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THE WEIRD PLACE
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
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DAY 5 IS NOMINATED FOR A STREAMY
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