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Thada Catalon

THADA CATALON began her film career in 2008 as an actress. That path soon led her to
writing, directing and producing her first short film “Academic Affairs”; which went on to be
NOMINATED for Best Domestic Short at the 7th Annual 2009 Queens International Film
Festival. Her acting & filmmaking career thus far includes work in several short films,
commercials, webisodes, music videos and seven feature films; to include her latest productions efforts “Created Equal” which was directed by Bill Duke and stars Aaron Tveit, Lou Diamond Phillips and Edy Ganem. Catalon’s first foray into producing was the urban crime drama “Because I Love You” starring Chico Benymon, Billy Sorrells and Courtney Cameron. The picture is currently being distributed worldwide. Her next feature length production “Alternate Realities” starring Donny Boaz, Tom Sizemore and Christopher Judge, in which she was the recipient of the inaugural Houston Filmmaker Grant, went on to WIN Best Sound Design and was NOMINATED for Best Drama at the 10th Annual 2014 Action on Film Festival. Alternate Realities is currently available on Video on Demand and streaming services nationwide. Thada also contributed as Unit Production Manager for the feature length film “The Last Man Club." Aside, from holding three academic degrees including a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Full Sail University, a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Thada further cultivated her experience in film, by pursuing a degree in Filmmaking from The Art Institute of Houston. Thada recently taught filmmaking and screenwriting classes at the Art Institute of Houston.