Don Bitters III
Chicago born, cinema-forged. Don Bitters was raised on everything from Spielberg to Raimi, Jeunet to Kurosawa. Don was awarded the Director's Scholarship to attend Columbia College where his short, A Death In Progress, received a Student Academy Award nomination. He later founded the award-winning, Los Angeles-based visual effects, production and graphics company 3rd Films.
His feature film directorial debut, Terrordactyl, in which he also wrote and completed all of the visual effects for, was distributed worldwide in 2016 on multiple digital platforms, television and DVD through MarVista Entertainment. He's written for clients such as Christopher Masterson (Malcolm in the Middle, American History X) and his recent short film Generations was the winner at the 2016 Lucasfilm Celebration.
He has also done visual effects for House of Cards (Netflix), Supergirl (CBS), Quantico (ABC), Perception (TNT), Paul Feig's Other Space (Yahoo), The Maze Runner (20th Century Fox) and God Particle (Bad Robot).
Don's unique approach to directing and writing is his expertise in visual effects allowing him to tell fantastic stories, full of interesting character and larger-than-life moments on every project no matter the scale. He continues to develop a growing slate of scifi, comedy, and action projects for TV, film, and digital platforms including video game design.