I'm a (hopefully good) husband and father.
I earn my keep as a director and editor for hire.
I also direct personal passion projects.
I like to play poker (even if I don't win).
And I like Calvin, but I love Hobbes.
Name: Samuel Z. P. Thomas
Lives in: Dallas, Texas
Company: Ogopogo Film Co.
Occupation: Director, Editor, Filmmaker, Post-Production Coordinator, Post-Production Supervisor, Colorist, Digital Imaging Technician, Motion Graphic Design, Video Playback Engineer and Videographer
The Usual Silence
Film by Samuel Z.P. Thomas (Drama, Mystery and Short) Director When an average Joe with average problems encounters someone truly grieving, it's an experience he won't forget.
Film by Samuel Z.P. Thomas (Short, Drama and Romance) Director When illness strikes one couple calls it quits, and for all the right reasons.
Television (Reality-TV) Editorial department This series features the problems and pitfalls that an auto restoration crew encounters throughout the restoration process, leading up to the deadline by which the project car must be finished and ready to compete at the highly competitive North American Buick Nationals. Degradation and missing parts force the crew to search through junk-yards and old garages to find the original parts that will restore these cars to pristine condition. Written by Vision Films [us}
Film by Kevin Machate (Short and Comedy) Producer Lydia Walters was a beloved actress that died suddenly, leaving all of her 'friends' potentially implicated in her death. All she wanted was to trend on Twitter. Is that too much to ask? Also, Lydia's not a diva.
Tame the Frontier
Film by Samuel Z.P. Thomas (Short) Director
Film by Samuel Z.P. Thomas (Short and Comedy) Director
Film by Samuel Z.P. Thomas (Short) Director A f cking idiot on his birthday
Film by James M. Johnston (Short and Drama) Sound department Tommy Botch re-evaluates his friendships and relationships after discovering that his neighbor lay dead next door for three weeks, unnoticed. After losing his job, and girl, Tommy heads down a path of bad luck, until his only company are his neighbors, the newspaper delivery girl, and his beloved dog, Jake. Down on his luck, Tommy begins to contemplate his own fate, and how long he can go unnoticed. Written by Jason Armour
Gold Remi Award, "Moving Day" - WorldFest
Best Texas Short Drama, "Moving Day" - Austin Revolution FF
Texas Short Film Audience Award, "Moving Day" - Austin Revolution FF
Best Short Film, "Moving Day" - Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
Best Festival Screenplay, "Moving Day" - Twister Alley FF
Best Written Film, "Moving Day" - Magnolia Ind. FF
Best Directing, "Birthday Boy" - Dallas 48 Hour Film Project