Thom Willey and Laurie Flood
Thom Willey was born and raised in Southwest Harbor, Maine. Thom has a BFA in Film/Theater from Ohio University and has been a member of the International Cinematographers Guild as a Camera Assistant since 1993. "Dan in Real Life", "Stephen King's The Langoliers", "Storm of the Century", even a "Rockford Files" movie of the week contribute to his resume. Thom is the Maine Art Commission's 2019 Film Media Fellowship winner, as well as recipient of other Maine Arts Commission grants for his documentary work in Maine. Most recently releasing "Rhythms of the Heart", his 2017 film depicting David Moses Bridges, a Passamaquoddy canoe and basket maker trying to preserve family, life, and tradition while facing a life-threatening illness.
Laurie Flood was born in Castine, Maine and spent time growing up there and on the Gulf Coast of Florida. She attended Adams School in Castine as did her daughter, who was fortunate enough to join Bill McWeeny as a Calvineer. When not working on the film she is an Engineering Professor at Maine Maritime Academy, where she has taught for 20 years. She has a BS in Marine Systems Engineering, a MS in Environment Engineering and a Masters in Environmental Law and Policy.
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