John Dondero is an award-winning filmmaker, film editor, and digital effects artist from Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the owner of 13th Floor EFX, a film production and live event promotions company, as well as co-founder of A Stranger Concept Films.
Dondero is perhaps best known as the series creator of the award-winning web-series “The Dark One,” and director of “The Nephilim Chronicles,” and has worked on over twenty other films, as a director, writer, editor, and occasional actor ranging from independent to major productions throughout his career. He even took on the role of The Doctor in the award-winning “Doctor Who” fan film: “Doctor Who: Lucky 13”.
Also a former stand-up comedian, Dondero utilizes his quirky sense of humor in both his filmmaking, and public speaking endeavors, which range from convention programming to lectures, workshops, and seminars at various universities throughout North Carolina. 2017 will mark his 2nd appearance at BFG where he will be participating in various programming, and hosting the SC Premiere of the 2nd Episode of his ‘Doctor Who’ fan film series: “Doctor Who: Lucky 13”.