Creator of the 25 time award winning VHS Massacre 1&2 documentaries as seen on MUBI, FilmRise, Amazon Prime, iTunes and Google Play and Troma!
Tom Seymour is a tenured senior staff member and ADJ film professor in CUNY system. He holds an M.F.A. in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College in New York. He started out his career as a CBS News video editor and then went on to work for NBC Universal Digital and Black20 Studios sharing Emmy and YouTube nominations with his team. Tom has directed ten feature length films and produced nearly twenty. His various documentaries on the VHS era have won over twenty awards (including several Telly Awards) and have been screened everywhere from Yale University to MUBI and Netflix.
  • Director (4 Credits)
    MacLeod2021
    Documentary
    VHS Massacre Too2020
    Feature
    The Toy Shop2019
    Documentary
    VHS Massacre: Cult Films and the Decline of Physical Media2016
    Documentary
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    The Toy Shop2019
    Documentary
Official Selection in Competition
MacLeod
Jecheon International Music&Film Festival
Jongno-gu, Seoul
2021
Official Selection (finalist)
MacLeod
Spring Ding Film Festival
Metaline Falls, Washington
2021
Official Selection in Competition
MacLeod
Lift-Off Sessions
Pinewood Studios SL0 0HN
2021
Official Selection in Competition
MacLeod
The Documentary Filmmaker Showcase
London
2021
WINNER: Best Short Documentary
MacLeod
Impact DOCS
La Jolla, CA
2021
WINNER SILVER TELLY: Documentary Non-Broadcast
MacLeod
42 Annual Telly Awards
New York
2021
WINNER GOLD REMI: Best Documentary
MacLeod
Worldfest Houston
Houston, Texas
2021
Official Selection in Competition
MacLeod
New Haven Film Festival at Yale University
New Haven
2021
Official Selection
MacLeod
NorthwestFest International Documentary Festival
Edmonton, Alberta
2021
BEST SHORT DOC. NOMINATION
MacLeod
Toronto Independent Film Awards
Toronto
2021
WINNER: Best Documentary
MacLeod
Cannes World Film Festival
Cannes, French Riviera 06400
2021
Official Selection in Competition
VHS Massacre Too
Chicago Horror Film Festival
Chicago, Illinois
2021
WINNER: Best Documentary Feature & Best Cinematography Awards
VHS Massacre Too
Global Monthly Online Film Competition
Online
2020
Best Documentary Runner Up
VHS Massacre Too
Pixels Garage: Award of Excellence
Virtual Fest
2020
Winner: Best Documentary
VHS Massacre Too
The Accolade Film Competition
Los Angeles
2020
WINNER: Best Composer Tim Kulig & Best Director Awards
VHS Massacre Too
Accord CineFest
Virtual Awards Competition
2020
Currently in Competition
VHS Massacre Too
Lit Scares International Horror Festival
North Yorkshire
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary & Audience Choice Awards
VHS Massacre Too
Underground Indie Film Festival
Apopka, FL
2020
Best Director Semifinalist Laurel
VHS Massacre Too
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
Los Angeles
2020
WINNER: Documentary Feature
VHS Massacre Too
The IndieFest Film Compeition
Los Angeles
2020
Honorable Mention Laurel
VHS Massacre Too
Los Angeles Underground Film Forum
Los Angeles
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary Feature - Nominations: Best Director & Best Editing
VHS Massacre Too
Top Indie Awards Film Competition
Awards Competition
2020
Troma Showcase
VHS Massacre Too
International Kansk Video Festival
Siberia
2020
Official Selection
VHS Massacre Too
Milwaukee Twisted Dreams
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2020
Official Selection
VHS Massacre Too
Horrorcon UK
Magna, Sheffield
2020
WINNER: Documentary Feature
VHS Massacre Too
Impact Documentary Awards
La Jolla, CA
2020
Best Documentary Nominee
VHS Massacre Too
Dracula Fest
Transylvania
2020
Official Selection
VHS Massacre Too
Charlotte Film Festival
Charlotte, North Carolina
2020
Official Selection
VHS Massacre Too
Spirit of Independence Film Festival UK
Abbeydale, England
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary Award & Audience Choice Award
VHS Massacre Too
Bare Bones International Film Festival
Muskogee, OK
2020
Official Selection
VHS Massacre Too
New Filmmakers New York
New York, NY
2020
World Premiere
VHS Massacre Too
HorrorHound Film Festival
Cincinnati, OH
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary & Best Editing Awards - Nominations: Best Music
VHS Massacre Too
The Independent Horror Movie Awards
Awards Competition
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary & Best Low-budget Project Awards
VHS Massacre Too
41st Annual Telly Awards
New York
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary
VHS Massacre Too
Vegas Movie Awards
Los Vegas
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary
VHS Massacre Too
Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival
Miami
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary
VHS Massacre Too
Montreal Requiem Fear Fest
Montreal
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary
VHS Massacre Too
The Vancouver Horror Show
Vancouver
2020
WINNER: Best Documentary Feature
VHS Massacre Too
San Francisco IndieFest
Another Hole in the Head Screening
2020
Hunter College Nomination
The Toy Shop
National Board of Review: Hunter College Nomination
Manhattan
2019
Gold Remi for Best in Entertainment
VHS Massacre: Cult Films and the Decline of Physical Media
Houston Film Festival
Houston
2018
Best in Entertainment
VHS Massacre: Cult Films and the Decline of Physical Media
Bronze Telly - 39th Annual Telly Awards
New York
2018
Silver Telly for Best Non Broadcast film
VHS Massacre: Cult Films and the Decline of Physical Media
39th Annual Telly Awards
New York
2018
Best Documentary
VHS Massacre: Cult Films and the Decline of Physical Media
Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival
Miami
2016
Limited Screenings
VHS Massacre Too
SHUDDER's Mid May Massacre
Streaming
College
Hunter College Graduate School (CUNY)
M.F.A. Integrated Media Arts
20172021
Creator of the 25 time award winning VHS Massacre 1&2 documentaries as seen on MUBI, FilmRise, Amazon Prime, iTunes and Google Play and Troma!
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