Tip-O-The Iceberg - is an international dream podcast where we investigate the many facets of nightly dreams and how people use them for insights, creative inspiration, prophetic warnings and connect with their selves and loved ones.
Musician and poet Peirson Ross shares his experiences with lucid dreams and his thoughts on why they happen. Recorded in Bellwoods Park, Toronto ON Canada - Sept 2023
A lucid dream is a type of dream in which the dreamer becomes aware that they are dreaming. During a lucid dream, the dreamer may gain some amount of control over the dream characters, narrative, or environment. Lucid dreaming has been studied and reported for many years. Wikipedia
Peirson Ross is a man with questions. He finds the answers in his music. He takes apart the everyday and reassembles it in a song so that we too may find our own answers. Peirson Ross' website with his dream inspired song -
In Your Dreams is an international documentary series which investigates the public's perspective on the value of their dreams
Trailer - Episode 1 : 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 3 months.
Cree Dream Speaker - Lawrence Olson-Bayne shares insights on Aboriginal symbology and Dream Healings
Mackenzie Gray recalls his year of being locked in and shares his thoughts on Dreams and Acting.
Lawrence Olson-Bayne shares insights on facing ourselves and healing relationships within our dreams
Mackenzie Gray - Vancouver, B.C. and Lawrence Olson-Bayne - Toronto, ON discuss meeting their deceased loved ones in dreams and using dreams & humour to overcome life threatening events.
Trailer: Eps 3 - Give Him What He Wants - Tim picks up his first actor Vince and learns fast what is expected of a Talent Driver to the stars. Starring: Julian Richings (CSA-Best Supporting Actor nominee) Michael P. O'Hara, Ellora Patnaik, Trisha Blair, Nora McLellan, Stephen R Hart, Gracie Robbin & Suzanne Coy / Direction: Kire Paputts; Writers: Michael P O'Hara and Jerome McCann; Producers: Jamie Brown, Michael P O'Hara, Jerome McCann - CBC Gem / Frantic Films / Waking Dream Productions
MR HAPPY - 2006 -Writer, Producer,Director: Michael P O'Hara /Director of Animation: Luke Gustafson / Character Designs: Aidan Cooper O'Hara / Starring: Pete Cugno & Mary Margaret O'Hara / Waking Dream Productions, Bravo!FACT Chum Ltd. , Smiley Guy Studios
MR HAPPY is an award winning black comedy parable about a man who obsesses about the end of the world. / Written, Produced & Directed by Michael Patrick O'Hara / Director of Animation - Luke Gustafson / Voiced by Pete Cugno & Mary Margaret O'Hara / Character Designs by Aidan Cooper O'Hara // Funded by Bravo!FACT/Chum Media Inc.
Smiley Guy Animation Studios / © Waking Dream Productions- 2005 "We have nothing to fear, but fear itself." - Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Created & Directed by Michael P O'Hara / Written & Produced by Michael P. O'Hara & Jerome McCann / Starring: Marcus O'Hara, Jerome McCann, Bill Mahoney, Michael P O'Hara, Robert Whelan Jr, Steven M. Stack,John McIntyre, Madeline O'Hara & Aishleen McCann.
© Waking Dream Productions MMXV More video Episodes from 2015 - Available to watch internationally at the YouTube - Waking Dream Productions page
Created & Directed by Michael Patrick O'Hara / Written & Produced by Michael P. O'Hara & Jerome McCann / Starring: Gracie Robbin, Jerome McCann & Michael P O'Hara / Photography- Robin Miller CSA; Original Music: Parting of The Ways - The Kings ; Somewhere In July - Rick McCormick © Waking Dream Productions-MMXV More 2015 video's Available to watch at YouTube - Waking Dream Productions page
BLAME CUPID STUPID - A man lets Cupid and his drinking sway him to new heights of ignorance, while being served by a waitress. Story, Director & Produced by: Michael Patrick O'Hara / Poem by: John E. Guertin / Narrator-Hugh Oliver / Music Score: Mary Margaret O’Hara / Art Direction & Designs-Greg Hill / Editor-Seamus O'Keefe /Executive Producer: Chuck Gammage Animation Studios/ Engineer & Design by Paul O’Brien / Funded by CTV Globemedia’s Bravo!FACT © Waking Dream Productions MMX
Dances With Dogs- Retired Ballet artist Jon Gibault decides to work with dogs.
Story, Director & Producer: Michael P OHara /Writer & Producer: John Bekavac/Photgraphy-Gary Blakeley /Editor-John Sanders / Original Music-Mick Maher / Starring: Philip C. Wallace, Dave Antoniuk, Eoelha Baker, Deborah Sexsmith, Madeline OHara, Chelsea Hall, William LaRochelle, Andrea Mullen, Mary Makdator, Stewart, Woody & Titus/ Bravo!FACT-CTV BellMedia / ©Waking Dream Productions & Whiskey Tango Productions (2003)
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Waking Dream Productions has been in business for over 30 years producing an eclectic mix of media - including award winning animated shorts, documentaries and live action comedy for both TV & online distribution.
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
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.
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Trailer from the original TALENT DRIVERS (2015) - " A skewed view of the film & TV industry seen from a motley group of men and women who work in the Transport Department." Original pilot ( six episode series available at Waking Dream Productions -YouTube.) TALENT DRIVERS (2019) four new Eps at CBC Gem- ( available in Canada only)
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