Paca Thomas has been spending the better part of his adult life making his ADD profitable. Educated at Temple University and Webster College Conservatory For The Performing Arts in Theater and Music, he has collectively and separately pursued acting, singing, songwriting, music composition, music production, computer programming, circuit building, synthesizer programming, web design, Flash design, sound effects design, audio engineering, computer-generated imagery and conventional animation.
He has no hobbies.
Along with the aforementioned disciplines, Paca follows in the path of his father, radio personality George Thomas with voiceover work and as producer-sidekick on the recent four-year run of Bernie Taupin's American Roots Radio on SiriusXM.
In his role as Post production Sound Designer, Paca has worked on countless projects, specializing in Animation Sound for which he has won five Emmy awards, seven Emmy nominations plus over a dozen nominations for MPSE Golden Reel Awards while working with Disney, Universal Studios, Sony and DreamWorks among others.
Applying his skills as an Audio Engineer, Producer and Sound Designer in the music world, he has worked with a colorful list of artists that includes George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelics, Rick Springfield, David Cassidy, Hank Ballard and the Midnighters, Aeone, Dr. Dan, and Guitar Jack Wargo.
Prior to Pacaworks, Paca was a partner with Liz Dubelman in VidLit.com, a pioneer in online multi-media production. VidLit.com created the concept of the video book trailer and Paca was an integral part of the Internet sensations Craziest, Arithmetic of Nurses and Yiddish with Dick and Jane.
Paca's work has been seen in productions for McDonalds, Bank Of America, PBS, Slate Magazine, NBCNews.Com, National Geographic and many more.
Pronounced "Pay-ka", the name is a Welsh surname. William Paca, Paca's namesake, was one of America's Founding Fathers, having signed the Declaration Of Independence and been elected first Governor of Maryland. He was Paca's 6x Great Grandfather.
He was born and raised in Philadelphia but, due to an intense aversion to shoveling snow, Paca has spent most of his sun-soaked life in Los Angeles, where he can nonetheless tell you where to get the best cheese steak, hoagie and even scrapple. He is married to Sheri Anderson, talent manager and two-time Emmy Award-winning writer, best known for her work on Days of Our Lives and General Hospital. They love Scottish Fold cats.
For an albeit incomplete list of Paca's Post Production Sound Design projects, here is his IMDB page.