A Catfish Studios co-founder and president, Thomas is an award-winning independent film maker. He has…
- edited fifteen feature films (including A Fool and his Money starring Oscar winner Sandra Bullock)
- written three produced feature films (All’s Fair starring George Segal and Sally Kellerman, Blades and A Girls’ Guide)
- directed three feature films (Blades, Scrappers: How the Heartland Won WWII and A Girls’ Guide)
- and produced six feature films (Charming Billy, Unholy starring Adrienne Barbeau and Nicholas Brendon, Morris County, Scrappers: How the Heartland Won WWII, Good Day For It (starring Oscar nominee Hal Holbrook.) and the upcoming Sankofa: The Untold Story of Harry Herbert Pace Project
- produced and directed the web cooking series, Cooking with Nonna and the talk show NJ Today with New Jersey Assemblyman John McKeon
His films have had national theatrical release, played in the major United States and international film festivals (including American Film Institute, Los Angeles, RioFan, Rio De Janeiro, Edinboro, Northhampton, Chicago International and Ft. Lauderdale) and aired on Cinemax, HBO, PBS, USA Network, Starz, and the Independent Film Channel.
- produced the feature film Charming Billy
- produced & directed the documentary The Face of Addiction,” presented at the United Nations General Assembly
- directed the short film The Day My Towers Fell
- wrote the screenplay El Dorado, developed by InterMedia and co-wrtoe She Died Twice (optioned to Splendid Pictures & producer Andreas Klien of Traffic
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A Catfish Studios partner, William…
- wrote & directed “Echo Canyon,” an award-winning short televised on the USA Network.
- written four distributed independent feature films, three of which he co-produced
- wrote & directed Charming Billy, a finalist for the Sundance Institute’s prestigious Screenwriting Lab, an award-winner at the AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival and aired on the Independent Film Channel.
- produced & directed the award-winning short, “A Relaxing Day,” written by Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Theresa Rebeck
- directed American legend Tony Bennett in a series of promos and educational videos
- directed MetroFocus, a news show co-production between PBS TV station WNET & NPR radio station WNYC