Work

Don is an independent film/video producer. Originally based out of Jacksonville, FL, he is also present in Los Angeles, CA. As a producer, director, writer, his travels have taken him across North America, along with capturing projects overseas. Beyond scripted production, he has served as a technical director for live video and has tackled complex stage and lighting design in large venues. Anyone who knows Don will note his ability to straddle the isle between the creative and the technical, moving projects cohesively toward successful ends via organized goals and sought clarity while also having fun in the process.

Currently, Don is working through the early stages of development on a feature film project set in St. Augustine, FL while casting ideas and engaging writers on additional concepts. One such project in the writing phase is an action-adventure film honoring the brotherhood of America’s military soldiers.

Below is a short list of projects completed by Don Schaffer as a Producer, Writer, Camera Op, and/or Editor. Additional clips can be found on the web: Don Schaffer on Vimeo

Genesis GME Promo
Advertisement for television and social media. Cast includes Jose Rosete, who plays David in the 2017 series of The Walking Dead.

He’s a Good Kid (Short)
Shot and edited in collaboration with Producer Linda Seohee Hwang.
Project info on the IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5919502/

“Dunlop Roadsmart III: Less Wear. More Where” Tire Release Ad
One of a growing number of videos built for Dunlop Motorcycle Tires & Vreeke & Associates Ad Agency.

 

“Honda Financial Services: What Will You Do with a New Honda?” Social Media Campaign
Series of videos edited for Honda’s online campaign, in-store, and television.

“Intentional” Campaign for Trinity Baptist College
Social media clips built to create awareness of TBC’s location, affordability, Christian stance, and drive for excellence. The series can be viewed here.

X-Men Apocalypse Promo for Instagram
Created just prior to the release of the the X-Men film as a part of a search for online material by Marvel Comics.

 

ABM Training
Charles Borchord (NewWave/PurClean) & Jim Ferguson (Insta-KLEEN/Belanger, Inc.) present key elements for ABM employees as they maintain carwash functionality for Budget Rent-a-Car.

God at Work
Ongoing video series of individuals sharing their stories of meaningful points where God impacted their lives. View the series here.

TCA Promotional Video
Utilized by Trinity Christian Academy both online and during on-campus tours to introduce prospective families to the largest private school in Northeast Florida.

 

Jacksonville Juniors Volleyball Association (JJVA) Building Campaign
Point Light Pictures was approached by the JJVA to complete a series of webisodes as they move into promotion of their capital/building campaign. Here’s the entire series of clips (some for internal, and others for web use).

How I Met My Father (Short)
Executive producing, editing, and special FX on this project in the Los Angeles area was a blast! The crew was top-notch, and the product turned out great! Played at both the 168 Film Project (2012) and the Burbank International Film Festival (2013).

 

The FE Project
Don served as the gaffer/lead lighting tech in this short film for Tall Paul Productions (Producer/Director Paul Bathen), working closely with DP Erle Granger for this 48 Hour Film Festival entry in Jacksonville, FL.

Jacksonville, FL, an Urban Beauty

 

Missions work promotion/report for Jim White recorded across 3 days of traveling in Togo, Africa.

 

Animation work, “Family Plan”

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