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About Us


creative team

Thrive Productions offers Film, Video, and TV Productions. Elmer J. Howard leads our creative team.

Founded in 2010 in Phoenix, Thrive Productions has continuously thrived to “change the world one production at a time.”

In July of 2019, Elmer moved Thrive Productions to his home state of Maine. His goal is to bring more of the independent film industry to Maine.

The production company has won 15 awards in 2019, including a Telly Award, Global Shorts Award, Southern Shorts Awards, Vegas Movie Award, Olympus Film Festival Award, and a Best Shorts Award.

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Elmer J. Howard
Elmer J. Howard


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Stan Atwood
Stan Atwood