With sharp, evocative dialog and striking visual flair, writer-director Douglas Horn’s work has quickly gained a following among film audiences. His debut feature, Entry Level starring DB Sweeney, Missi Pyle, and Kurtwood Smith was released by PorchLight Entertainment and sold into markets worldwide. His short film, Full Disclosure starring Judy Greer and Brent Sexton won over a dozen awards for Best Short Film and went on to become a #1-selling short film on Apple’s iTunes Store and has been included in over a half dozen short film compilation sets through Official Best of Fest and other distributors. Douglas’s family film Babysitters Beware with Danny Trejo, Dee Wallace-Stone, and Rico Rodriguez is in distribution from Phase 4 Films. He was also the original and primary screenwriter of the feature film, All I Want is Christmas featuring Elliott Gould and David DeLuise also distributed by Phase 4 Films.
Douglas Horn and Dan Southworth founded Popular Uprising, a media company that is redefining independent series by offering premium cable-type programming distributed over the Internet. Popular Uprising’s action/sci-fi series DIVERGENCE launched in August 2012 following a presentation at Comic-Con International.
Douglas has a background in developing and marketing consumer products for high profile properties. When not creating films and series, he consults on the development of games and other consumer products for AAA brands including Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean, Marvel Avengers, Disney Princess, Disney’s Phineas and Ferb, Mattel’s Barbie, Dr. Seuss, Pokémon, and others. Douglas lives in the Seattle area with his wife and two children.
Join us welcoming Douglas to our November First Tuesday Panel