Wayne Spitzer

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Wayne Spitzer
Born Wayne Kyle Spitzer
(1966-07-15) July 15, 1966 (age 51)
Spokane, Washington, United States
Occupation Film director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Diane Spitzer (m. 1999) legally separated

Wayne (Kyle) Spitzer (born July 15, 1966) is an American author and low-budget horror filmmaker [1] from Spokane, Washington. He is the writer/director of the short horror film, Shadows in the Garden[2], as well as the author of Flashback [3], an SF/horror novel published in 1993. Spitzer's non-genre writing has appeared in subTerrain Magazine as "Strong Words for a Polite Nation" [4],[5], [6], [7], and Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History [8].

Spitzer was highly active in Spokane's underground filmmaking scene from 1994 – 2005. [9]. Notable projects include Dead of Night [10], a Spokane area (cable TV) broadcast venture[1][2](as well as Don't Look Up[2]), and a feature-length compilation, Monstersdotcom,[3] including Shadows in the Garden [11] and Last Stop Station [12].

Spitzer has taught creative writing at Corbin Art Center [13] and Airway Heights Corrections Center [14]. Wayne holds master's and bachelor's degree in English and Literature.


  1. ^ "Wayne Spitzer". IMDB. 
  2. ^ a b Northwest Cable News; Uniquely Northwest: That's Different.
  3. ^ "Monstersdotcom". 

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