Paul is a director/cinematographer who grew up in Richmond, Virginia and earned a Bachelor’s in Theatre Arts and a Master’s in Film. He has worked on short and feature narrative films, documentaries, web series, and commercials. His screenplay for “A Savage Nature” won the Hollywood Screenplay Grand Prize Thriller Award. His directing and cinematography for the internationally viewed Western web series “Thurston” has won awards from the Telly Awards, Indie Series Awards, France’s Web Series Mag, and was nominated by the International Academy of Web Television. His work has also received recognition from the ADDY Awards, The Kodak Company, and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He is currently in post-production on the documentary “Bicentennial Bonsai.”
You can view Paul's work at Paul-Awad.com
Kathryn grew up in Greenbelt, Maryland and earned a Bachelor’s and two Master’s degrees in Psychology (Boston College, Loyola University Maryland, Hofstra University) and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama. She and her husband, Paul Awad, formed Thurston Productions, LLC in 2012 and have collaborated on short and narrative films, screenplays, theatre productions, and the award-winning web series THURSTON for which she served as creator/writer/producer/costumer and twice won the Indie Series Award for Best Costume Design. Kathryn is also an award-winning mystery novelist, short story author, playwright and recipient of the Mary Marlin Fisher Playwriting Award, an American Association of University Women Educational Foundation playwriting grant, a Shubert Fellowship, and a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in Playwriting. She is the author of the Colleen McCabe mystery series (Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press) and is currently working on a documentary film with Paul and a new mystery series. http://kathrynosullivan.com
Los Angeleno Rob Gokee is an author & award-winning composer for television and film. A graduate of the University of New Mexico in Composition and Theory, Rob also studied under composer Christopher Young (Hellraiser, The Grudge, Ghost Rider). Over the last 11 years, he’s written music for over 100 films and shows, including the 5 time Emmy winning Amazon Prime series After Forever, Top Chef, Wicked Tuna, Braxton Family Values, The New Adventures of Peter & Wendy, and acclaimed feature films Daddy, Ditch Party, & Love in the Time of Monsters.
Rob won back-to-back IAWTV (International Academy of Web Television) awards for Best Score in 2012 and 2013, for the shows “Night of the Zombie King” and “Cost Of Capital,” which also won Best Score at the 2013 Indie Soap Awards. His most recent award was Best Score at the 2016 at the 9th OUTmusic Awards for “Producing Juliet.” Recently Rob won multiple ADDY Awards for his music in commercials for Redwire Security, the Florida Housing Association, and creating sonic branding for Redwire.
Over the past 3 years, Rob has produced & mixed audio for multiple, high-quality podcasts, including FilmCraft, Of Record, Tacocity & the hit show Mitchum. In working with show creators to help craft the story, Rob has been a part of show teams that have gone on to advertising deals (Authentic Shows) & record numbers.
Donovan is a cinematographer born Washington D.C he attend school at The Art Institute of Washington where he was a student
of the Director Paul Awad. Donovan graduated in 2016 earning an A.A in Video Production, he has worked on music videos,
narrative films, and commercials. He won best cinematography for Washington D.C and Baltimore's 48hr film festivals in 2018 and had music videos aired on BET and VH1.
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