Don Lampasone is a director, producer, actor, editor, and director of photography with over 20 years of experience. He got his start in the US Army as a Broadcast Journalist where he created and filmed news and entertainment radio and television programs. The military fostered Don’s independent ability to document and produce a piece from beginning to end to include directing, storyboarding, shooting, editing and finishing with graphics, color correction and audio. Because of his years of reporting and on camera work with the Army he retained his voiceover talent as well. After his coveted tour with Soldier’s Radio and Television and the end of his military duty, Don went on to edit,direct and produce for national clients including ABC, BET, CBS, Discovery,ESPN, and PBS. One of his film works includes a sitcom entitled "Posthouse" in which Don starred, co-directed, co-wrote, and completed all aspects of the post production. Post House is available on Amazon prime simply by typing in Post House.
Don is known not only for the depth of his experience but for its breadth. He has worked on everything from political campaigns, corporate and music videos and news, to family, sports, and education promotion videos.Don has provided technical training for Avid and has years of experience teaching his trade to University level students. He earned an MFA in Film and Television Production from American University.
In his current contract Don works as a Senior Editor and Director of Photography and enjoys the freedom of supplying creative input and ideas while working side by side with other leaders in his field. With Strategic Partners, Don primarily works on corporate videos, political spots, and promotional videos.
Don resides in Columbia, MD with his wife Kara and three school aged children Nyah, Gavin, and Kaden. His favorite hobby is to document their lives together in photograph and on film.
Television (Short and Comedy) Actor "Post House" is a 30-minute situation comedy pilot. It is the story of Post House Productions, a low-end bar mitzvah and wedding production company which, through a series of miscommunications, is given a contract to produce a high-end television ad campaign. Richard Post, the owner, is a 30-something wanna-be film director. The reality is Richard isn't good enough for anything more than a bad wedding video or a local cable commercial. In comes Walter Flagen, lead partner in the metro area's largest, most successful Ad firm (Flagen, Cak, and Ace.) When a young intern is asked to get a very important contract signed nothing goes right for Walter. Flagen's 20 million dollar contract falls on Richard's desk instead of the intended shop. Richard signs it, ecstatic about finally getting his big break. The comedic tension comes from three sources: the ineptitude of Post House Productions, the antagonistic relationship between Post House and the Ad agency that owns the campaign, and the odd ... Written by Don Lampasone & Gary Potterfield
Film (Action, Crime and Drama) Editor 'The system is simple: Word, Rap, Fall.' Word Step 1: A Wrongman, once in the system, puts the 'word' out on the street, spreading false rumors about his (so-called) criminal activities, drawing the police's attention away from the real thing. He commits no crimes- all he does is look guilty. 'When you're a Wrongman, you're the Devil without Hell.' Rap Step 2: A Wrongman arranges his own arrest, but makes sure that the evidence is not enough to convict and imprison him. He beats the 'rap' and the police, baited and frustrated, continue their pursuit. Meanwhile, the real criminals operate with impunity. 'Cameras everywhere, people asking about my private life, big money for whoever gets dirt on me. I'm on TV, the front page too. Hell - I feel like a movie star.' Fall Step 3: A Wrongman is arrested, tried, convicted and imprisoned. He takes the 'Fall' for his client. His sentence: always the minimum. His reward: millions. 'You have to be there. You have to watch it happen. So when the ... Written by Sean Hagan
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New World School of the Arts