Michael P. O’Hara of Waking Dream Productions is an award winning writer, producer, 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 - Annecy Int. Animation Festival and awarded at Spike Lee’s 2009 Babelgum Online Film Festival and the 2011 Beverly Hills Int. Film Festival. A member of the talented O’Hara clan from Toronto ( Catherine O’Hara SCTV, ACOD, For Your Consideration ; recording artist /actor Mary Margaret O’Hara -Miss America / Museum Hours and brother / actor /promoter Marcus O’Hara with whom he co-owned the popular Toronto Squeeze Club. Michael enjoys working on home grown films such as the award winning grass roots flipbook animated short - Crouching Ninja, Hidden Snowman ( that got him first interested in animation) which he helped his son Aidan (director/ designer/actor) make on a zero budget with daughter Madeline (musician /actor ) and his dog Woody - who somehow managed to bark on cue.