Recent Project

In Your Dreams- Dreams as Survival

IN YOUR DREAMS - an international documentary series investigating the public's perspective on the value of dreams.

Dreams as Survival - Clodagh Dunlop - a Policewoman from Belfast, Northern Ireland - learns to survive through her dreams after suffering a deadly Brain Stem Stroke and enduring locked-in syndrome for over three months.

Created, Written, Directed, Host Interviewed & Edited by Michael Patrick O'Hara
Produced by Michael P O'Hara & Claire Kunzel
Sound Design by Michelle Irving
International interview recorded over Zoom
© Waking Dream Productions - 2021

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Waking Dream Productions

Video Content available for viewing on Website

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.

About Me

Michael Patrick O'Hara

Creator, Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, Actor

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 and Best in Animation at the 2011 Beverly Hills Int. Film Festival. Most recently he created the award winning original comedy - TALENT DRIVERS - about a motley group of cast drivers in the film & TV industry. It was awarded with the TO WebFest 2020 - Canadian Spotlight Award ; 202o Rio WebFest Best Direction Award; Best Foreign Comedy Pilot award at the 2020 Palm Springs Int Comedy Film Festival and nominated at the 2023 Austin Comedy Film Festival for Best International Director; the 2020 Beverly Hills Int. Film Festival for Best Short Film ( Episode 3) & the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards for Best Supporting Actor Julian Richings.



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