Garret Savage


The Weather Man commercial
The Weather Man commercial
IFC Center welcome trailer
IFC Center welcome trailer
Dust to Glory commerical
Dust to Glory commerical
IFC Film Fanatic Fridays promo
IFC Film Fanatic Fridays promo
IFC Henry's Film Corner promo
IFC Henry's Film Corner promo
IFC Action Filmmaking
IFC Action Filmmaking (5:45 min.)

Feature Films

My Perestroika (documentary, Sundance 2010)Robin Hessman, Director
My American Dream (documentary series, HBO 2010)Michael Camerini, Shari Robertson, Directors
Ready, Set, Bag! (documentary, LA Film Festival)Justine Jacob & Alex DaSilva, Directors
The End of America (documentary, additional editor)Annie Sundberg & Ricki Stern, Directors
Split: A Divided America (documentary, additional editor)Kelly Nyks, Director
Sorry, Thanks (fiction, on-set editor)Dia Sokol, Director
Olympia (fiction, SXSW, Slamdance, Sundance Channel)Bob Byington, Director
Hostile EnvironmentAmsell Entertainment


Dances in tha Hood VODMTV Networks
Whose Wedding is it Anyway?Lion TV for Style Network
2002 World Cup: ESPN/ABCTransition Prods. in Seoul, South Korea


Eight years of editing and assistant editing at New York commercial post houses such as Chinagraph, Ohio, Mad River, and Bikini. Clients for commercial editorial work have included Cliff Freeman & Partners, Foote Cone & Belding, Berlin Cameron, Gotham, Inc., and Merkley, Newman, Harty.

Promos / Feature Film Trailers

MTV Upfront 2007, 2008MTV Networks
Discovery Channel Upfront 2007, 2008Anatomy Media
On-air promotionsIndependent Film Channel
On-air promotionsWE Channel
On-air promotionsVOOM HD Network
The Weather Man and Oliver Twist TV CampaignsMark Woollen & Associates
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala TributeNantucket Film Festival 2003
James Schamus TributeNantucket Film Festival 2002
Modulations (Sundance, Berlin Film Festivals)Lara Lee, dir. Caipirinha, NY
Os Matadores (NY New Directors/New Films)Casa de Producao (Brazil)
Lover Girl (with Sandra Bernhard)

Dream Entertainment
Captain Star (with Richard E. Grant)Alliance International

Short Films

Like So Many Things... Unsaid
( Media Lab Finalist)
Jon Hokanson, Director
Follow Me (SXSW)Rebecca Haimowitz, Director
The List (Williamstown, Coney Island)Garret Savage, Director
'Til Birth Do Us Part (for Raw Impressions RIPFest)Elizabeth Lucas, Director

Short Documentaries

4-Cylinder 400 (IFC Broadcast, Nantucket Film Festival & others)Garret Savage, Harlo Bray, and John Finn, Directors
Shoot the Freak (Coney Island Film Festival)Garret Savage, Jessie Hutcheson, Lisa M. Perry, Directors
Final Fantasy DVD Documentary SegmentsColumbia Tri-Star/Zuma Digital
Friends of the ChildrenSteve Shames, Director


Sundance Documentary Editing and Story Lab Fellow, 2009
SXSW Film Festival Juror, 2008 and 2009
Profiled in "Top Short Filmmakers" article, The Independent Film and Video Monthly, Jan/Feb 2005
Directed 1-24, Best Short Film, UCSB Bruce Corwin Award, 1995


BA, University of California at Santa Barbara, Film Studies
Atlantic Theater Company 2-Year Acting Conservatory

Computer Skills

Avid (Adrenaline, Xpress, Symphony), Final Cut Pro, P2 Workflow Management, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects

Reel available upon request.