Alan is a former English teacher, restaurant owner, and computer programmer who now lives the glamorous life of a struggling screenwriter. He has written three (so far) feature-length movie scripts and produced several short films of varying genres.
He lives in Corpus Christi, Texas. His films and scripts have won awards in film festivals in Texas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.
  • Writer (5 Credits)
    Guilty
    Screenplay
    Action Figure Theater2023
    Short, Other
    Kristin Wants a Car2022
    Short
    Amber's Big Interview2019
    Short
    The Pupil2019
    Feature
  • Director (4 Credits)
    Action Figure Theater2023
    Short, Other
    Kristin Wants a Car2022
    Short
    Amber's Big Interview2019
    Short
    The Pupil2019
    Feature
  • Producer (3 Credits)
    Action Figure Theater2023
    Short, Other
    Amber's Big Interview2019
    Short
    The Pupil2019
    Feature
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    Action Figure Theater2023
    Short, Other
"Best Comedy Film", "Best Animation Film", "Best Family Film", "Best Texas Film", "Best Director (Animation) - Alan Thornburg"
Action Figure Theater
Sunnyside Up Film Festival
Miami, Oklahoma
2023
Official Selection
Kristin Wants a Car
Piermont Film Festival
Piermont, NY
2023
"Winner - Long Shorts (Comedy"
Kristin Wants a Car
WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival
Houston, TX
2023
Honorable Mention
The Pupil
Allentown Film Festival
Allentown, PA
2023
Best Feature Script
Guilty
Cowpokes International Film Festival
Electra, Texas
2022
"Spirit of STUFF - Short Film"
Kristin Wants a Car
South Texas Underground Film Festival
Corpus Christi, TX
2022
Best Short Film; Best Actress - Short (Madi Pullin); Best Actor - Short (Alan Thornburg)
Kristin Wants a Car
Cowpokes International Film Festival
Electra, Texas
2022
Winner: "Best Feature Film". Winner: "Best Actress - Feature Film" (Taylor Zamora). Winner: "Best Young Actress" (Taylor Zamora). Winner "Best Supporting Actress - Feature Film" (Rianna Kirkham). Winner: "Best Actor - Feature Film" (Alan Thornburg). Winner: "Best 1st Time Filmmaker" (Alan Thornburg)
The Pupil
Sunnyside Up Film Festival
Miami
2022
Official Selection
Amber's Big Interview
South Texas Underground Film Festival
Corpus Christi
2020
Official Selection
The Pupil
South Texas Underground Film Festival
Corpus Christi
2019
Best Feature Script - Thriller or Horror
Guilty
Nashville Film Festival
Nashville, TN
2016
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