With Spruce Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Occurrence at Mills Creek (2019)

Short, Drama, Horror

7.0
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Cassandra awakens to a nightmare as her pleas to be seen and heard by her sister Clara are taken as supernatural occurrences.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Betsy Lynn George, Ava Psoras, Alexa Mechling, Joe Fishel

Votes: 22

2. A Wish for Giants (2018)

78 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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Sophie, a young volunteer, meets her kindred spirit in Roxie, a girl with a life threatening medical condition and a unique wish to meet Bigfoot.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Naysa Altmeyer, Alexa Mechling, Connor McClain, J.P. Edwards

Votes: 57

3. Occurrence at Mills Creek (2020)

Drama, Horror | Post-production

A young woman is haunted by the same strange occurrences that have plagued her prominent small-town family for generations.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Betsy Lynn George, Joe Fishel, Stephanie Swift, Brian Ceponis

4. The Way I Use to Know (2020)

Short, Horror, Music | Post-production

The music video for the song 'The Way I Use to Know' from the Occurrence at Mills Creek psychological horror feature film soundtrack.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Betsy Lynn George, Joe Fishel, John W. Iwanonkiw, Phil Nardozzi

5. Internet Famous (2014– )

Comedy

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Add a Plot

Stars: Trent Wolfred, Matthew Robison, Cori Shetter, Lish Danielle

6. BTS: The Making of A Wish for Giants - A True Independent Feature (2018)

29 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Take a look at how a true independent feature film comes together throughout the production process.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Naysa Altmeyer, Anastassia Ash, Tim Ash, John Beckett

Votes: 6

7. Hurt (2020)

Short, Music | Pre-production

The music video for the song 'Hurt' from the Occurrence at Mills Creek psychological horror feature film soundtrack.

Director: Don Swanson | Star: Mia Zanotti

8. The Secrets We Keep (2019)

8 min | Short, Horror

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After the death of his mother, Sam is haunted by his past.

Director: Noah Crissman | Stars: Jordan Beltz, Noah Chamberlin, W. Lucas Franklin, Liam McIlwain

9. The One True Thing (2010)

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A love story about a man who is trying to write a book about true love. He's having a difficult time getting his book published. To escape for awhile from his writing, he goes on his annual... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Littlefield | Stars: Joe Adamczak, Dustin Burnett, Claudia DiBiccari, Luke Renn

Votes: 10

10. Behind Closed Doors (2015 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

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Societal norms and expectations are explored in this music video by Whitney Ann Jenkins on the journey to accepting that love is love.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Samantha Baker, Magdalyn Gould, Whitney Ann Jenkins, David Lynch

11. What Was Lost (2014)

24 min | Short, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Joel loses everything in his blind pursuit to find a manuscript lost to time.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Emily Bennett, Elsa Carette, Allen Daniel, John-Patrick Driscoll

Votes: 8

12. Erson (2018)

6 min | Short, Drama

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He ran. She stayed. A brief meeting with Trevor, home to bury his mother, offers Evelyn a chance to make things right.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: John-Patrick Driscoll, Levi Swanson, Jennifer Lynn Warren

13. Rosie Girl (2009)

12 min | Short, Horror

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A stranger stole Rosie's mother away as she was telling her about her special gift. Now Rosie has found them, and witnessing her mother's brutal murder is about to awaken the hidden power of an innocent girl.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Shea Fulmer, Christina Pryor, Megan Swanson, Roxanne Wilson

14. Forest Queen (2017)

6 min | Short, Music

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This music video for FOREST QUEEN by The New Mutiny follows a young girl that met a violent end embracing her vengeful rage.

Director: Don Swanson | Star: Alexa Mechling

15. Why We Walk (2010)

Not Rated | 43 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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A documentary on the Avon Walk in Chicago. Why We Walk follows one man's journey to better understand his role after the passing of his mom from breast cancer. Through meeting survivors and... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Littlefield | Star: Andrew Littlefield

16. Sell Out! (The Student Films of Don Swanson) (2007)

Not Rated | 180 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.0
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10 short films by award-winning indie filmmaker Don Swanson. This compilation includes film festival favorites & indie underground cult classics Wilson's Woodworkers, 2nd Class Citizen, ... See full summary »

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Amanda Black, John F. Blake, Richard D. Bowser, Chance E. Cann

Votes: 9

17. End of a Dead Street (2004)

5 min | Short, Music

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A nightmare stalker blurs reality in this dark music video for End of a Dead Street, by AdrenoKrome. From their album, Arm the Youth

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: John F. Blake, Jason Flower, Jeremy Hettman, Aaron Holland

18. Ethel: A Country Girl (2014)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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At the age of 81, Ethel Potochniak decided to make a professional recording of some of the original Appalachian folk music that she had written and performed throughout her life. Inspired ... See full summary »

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Jim Haydon, John-Terry McGinnis, Patricia McGinnis, Ethel Potochniak

19. Wilson's Woodworkers (2005)

8 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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Sam was a good guy, until he ended up with a baby and lost his college football scholarship. Now he works for Wilson as one of his woodworkers, except things aren't what they seem... and this is not just another day on the job.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Richard D. Bowser, David P. Juart, Chad McAfoos, Donald Swanson Sr.

Votes: 9

20. Suddenly Shay (2004)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.4
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Shay awakes beneath a bridge with no memory of how he got there. His only clues are two pictures in a car left running above.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Chance E. Cann, Shea Fulmer, Laura Mazol, Laken Wilson

Votes: 10

21. 2nd Class Citizen (2005)

5 min | Short, Music

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The final video from Adrenokrome.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Jason Flower, Jeremy Hettman, Aaron Holland, Mike Lanterman

22. Gallows Hollow (2001)

19 min | Short, Horror

7.6
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For over 50 years the legend of a murdered wife's ghastly revenge has survived in the rolling hills surrounding Mills Lake.

Director: Don Swanson | Stars: Chance E. Cann, Donnie Fast, Joshua Gardner, Jeremy Hettman

Votes: 10


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