Thomas Smith, writer/director/producer

Thomas is the founder and director of Fighting Owl Films. The Mobile, Alabama-based independent film production group has quickly made a name for itself as a group of ambitious filmmakers. Thomas is not only a talented director, but a gifted writer.

Erin Lilley, writer/producer/actress

Erin began her acting career at age three, performing in her family's living room. Her love of the stage continued with principal roles in community and university theatres, and eventually led to an internship with Mobile Opera and the title role in American Family Theatre's national tour of *Beauty and the Beast (*she was the Beauty). Erin began working with Fighting Owl Films at its inception, starting as an actor and working her way up to producer. Away from the camera, she is an accomplished classical singer.

Soren Odom, composer/production

Soren began his career with Fighting Owl Films in 2007 as a script supervisor on the short Camp Hill. He has since discovered himself in a variety of production positions including: director of photography, assistant director, actor, and writer. Soren's favorite contribution is providing original music and underscoring the fantastic worlds conceived by our team.

Khristian Fulmer, actor

Khristian's dream of becoming an actor began in middle school, and led him to a BFA in Theatre Performance from Shorter College. Years later, as a gunfighter, he met Carly, his future wife. A few more years later, Khristian would work with Fighting Owl Films on their first short; this collaboration led to their full length feature The Night Shift. Khristian's dream of being an actor is fulfilled by working with Fighting Owl Films, and when those projects come, he feels blessed to be acting with friends.

Kris Skoda, director of photography/production

Kris Skoda is a native Mobilian, formerly an owner of entertainment website Mod Mobilian, and studied creative writing and TV/film production at the University of South Alabama. He has worked on many films, TV commercials, and has a background in all aspects of video production, post production and photography. Skoda is usually most happy with a camera in his hand, and we at Fighting Owl are happy to oblige him.