Jon Douglas Rainey was writer & host for 80 episodes of Discovery Channels "It Takes a Thief," wrote & directed the short mockumentary "Stiff Bit" & co-wrote the feature film "A Turn in the Sun." Jon has worked in over 50 film & television productions in various roles. Jon has 6 feature screenplays & season 1 of a tv show ready for marketing.
AMPHIBIA Sci-fi ⋄ Horror A family fighting to keep their land, two environmental agents trying to save our ecosystem, a naïve rescue team and an island full of locals are all hunted by hungry, poisonous cane toads the size of hippos that have been cloned for underground leather and exotic drug markets and have now hopped to the top of the food chain.
ALLEYCATS Comedy ⋄ Drama Three alleycats consisting of a girl struggling to cope with the sudden loss of her lover, an uncouth loner experiencing love for the first time and a young man fighting to save his smaller siblings from an abusive parent, compete in a dangerous race along their quest for love, redemption and closure.
THE CLAIM Sci-fi ⋄ Thriller Two insurance agents getting married at the end of the week, hire an eccentric ufologist to help them prove an alien abduction claim is fake, but as they investigate the validity of strange evidence and ties to fresh victims, the deadly truth comes looking for them.
KILL THE EXTRA Mystery ⋄ Comedy A group of zany background actors (extras) must solve the mystery of who is murdering them on various studio productions before they all become victims of said cause of death.
FREE KAIRO Drama A private detective who had custody of his daughter and worked cases with care, wrongfully has her taken from him, sending him down a spiral of addiction, violence and risk taking that jeopardizes his life and his chances of ever uniting with his daughter again.
ASTRALNAUTS Sci-fi ⋄ Thriller A fanatical Neuroscientific couple uses teenage volunteers for exploring the beauty and horrors of astral projection and multi-dimensional travel.
UNDER THE BOARDWALK Horror An animal control officer teams up with a marine biologist and local police to kill a sea creature that has evolved and relocated to the dark underworld of Wildwood, New Jersey’s boardwalk where it violently establishes dominance in its new environment and feeds on a buffet of beach goers.
Film (short) by Jon Douglas Rainey (Comedy) Writer / Director / Actor Stiff Bit spoofs informercials and consumers need for unnecessary products.
A Turn In The Sun
Film by Fast Talk'n Productions/David Von Roehm (Drama) Screenwriter Two brothers with a plan run into trouble but find help in the most surprising people and places.
It Takes A Thief
Television by Discovery Channel / Christopher Segulia Host / Security Expert 80 episodes of educating millions of viewers world-wide about home security and personal safety in an entertaining platform.
UNDER THE BOARDWALK - Finalist - 13Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest
SPUNKFETTI - Quarterfinalist - ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Competition
KILL THE EXTRA - Official Selection - Houston Comedy Film Festival
AMPHIBIA - Quarterfinalist - ScreenCraft Sci/Fi & Fantasy Screenplay Competition
Under The Boardwalk - Winner of Grand Jury Award - Not Your Grandma's Screenplay Contest
KILL THE EXTRA - Finalist - Oniros NY Film Awards
SPUNKFETTI - The Red List - #19 Short Story Prose of All Time & Short Story Prose of the Year
KILL THE EXTRA - Finalist - Hollywood HorrorFest
AMPHIBIA - Winner of Coolest Monster Award - Not Your Grandma's Screenplay Contest
ASTRALNAUTS - Quarterfinalist - The Script Lab Screenplay Contest