Waking Dream Productions has been in business for over 25 years producing an eclectic mix of media - including award winning animated shorts, documentaries and live action comedy for both TV & online distribution.
Company
WAKING DREAM PRODUCTIONS
Michael Patrick O'Hara ( Waking Dream Productions ) is an actor and award winning writer, producer, and director of animation, live action and documentary. His documentary work has won at Chicago Int. Film Festival and Columbus Int. Film Festival. His animation work has been nominated in Zagreb’s Animafest , Frances renowned- Annecy Int. Animation Festival and awarded the Jury Prize at Spike Lee’s 2009 Babelgum Online Int. Film Festival & Best in Animation at the 2011 Beverly Hills Int. Film Festival. Most recently he created the award winning ( TO WebFest 2020 - CANADIAN SPOTLIGHT ) and CSA nominated comedy - TALENT DRIVERS .
  • Writer (7 Credits)
    TALENT DRIVERS (2019) - Pilot 2019
    Television
    TALENT DRIVERS - 2019 - Web Episodes - Season One - Eps 1- 4 - Compiled Edit2019
    Web / New Media
    TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - Episode 4 - You Know Nothing About Me2016
    Web / New Media
    TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - Episode # 5 - CONTINUITY2016
    Web / New Media
    Talent Drivers (2015) Episode 1 - Asleep at the Wheel2015
    Web / New Media
    TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - 15 mins.2015
    Short
    TALENT DRIVERS - 20152015
    Short, Television
  • Producer (6 Credits)
    TALENT DRIVERS - 2019 - Web Episodes - Season One - Eps 1- 4 - Compiled Edit2019
    Web / New Media
    TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - Episode 4 - You Know Nothing About Me2016
    Web / New Media
    TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - Episode # 5 - CONTINUITY2016
    Web / New Media
    Talent Drivers (2015) Episode 1 - Asleep at the Wheel2015
    Web / New Media
    TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - 15 mins.2015
    Short
    TALENT DRIVERS - 20152015
    Short, Television
  • Acting (4 Credits)
    TALENT DRIVERS (2019) - Pilot 2019
    Television
    TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - Episode 4 - You Know Nothing About Me2016
    Web / New Media
    TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - Episode # 5 - CONTINUITY2016
    Web / New Media
    Talent Drivers (2015) Episode 1 - Asleep at the Wheel2015
    Web / New Media
Festival Postponed due to CV-19
TALENT DRIVERS - 2019 - Web Episodes - Season One - Eps 1- 4 - Compiled Edit
2020 Beverly Hills Film Festival
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles
2020
N/A
TALENT DRIVERS - 2019 - Web Episodes - Season One - Eps 1- 4 - Compiled Edit
CBC - GEM Online Release - Canada Only
Toronto
2019
Award of Merit
TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - Episode # 5 - CONTINUITY
Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Festival - 2015
Vancouver, BC Canada
2015
Award of Merit
TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - Episode 4 - You Know Nothing About Me
Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Festival - 2015
Vancouver, BC Canada
2015
Award of Merit
TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - 15 mins.
Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Festival - 2015
Vancouver, BC Canada
Nickname
Mickey O'Bara
Birth City
Toronto
Current City
Toronto
Hometown
Toronto
Brother of actress Catherine Anne O'Hara (Schitts Creek, SCTV, Best In Show, etc.) singer/actress Mary Margaret O'Hara (Miss America /album, Museum Hours (feature film) & Black Rider (stage musical); and Marcus O'Hara, music promotor & actor - Museum Hours ( feature film) & Talent Drivers (TV comedy which Michael created). Marcus & Michael also co-owned the popular Toronto pool hall/restaurant/bar - The Squeeze Club.
Those that rub you the wrong way, polish you the most.
Humour is the saving grace, that saves us all... including face.
Waking Dream Productions has been in business for over 25 years producing an eclectic mix of media - including award winning animated shorts, documentaries and live action comedy for both TV & online distribution.
Company
WAKING DREAM PRODUCTIONS
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