We are short-form storytelling specialists, producing everything from award-winning films to commercials and branded video content

Kris Theorin


Something's Awry Productions

Recently named one of Toy News’ 30 Under 30 to watch in the toy industry, Kris is a director, animator, editor, and VFX guru. He has created content for several national brands including Warner Bros., LEGO, JazWares, Tongal, Zing Toys and SOAP Creative.  Stop motion animation is one of his specialties but he is equally as talented creating live action short films and commercials.

  • Director

  • Cinematographer

  • Animator

  • Editor

  • Special Effects

  • Sound Design

Amy Theorin


Amy has a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Delaware and a degree in Event Planning from Widener University.  Currently a Producer and Marketing Manager for Something’s Awry, she also owned and operated a high-end portrait photography studio for 12 years. Before that she was the Advertising Manager for PNC Delaware. 

  • Producer

  • Set Design

  • Casting

  • Photographer

Kurtis Theorin

Creative Director

Kurtis Theorin

Recently named one of Toy News’ 30 Under 30 to watch in the toy industry, Kurtis holds a BFA in film production from Emerson College where he graduated summa cum laude. His script-writing panache and intelligent brand of humor is one of the reasons clients such as LEGO, Warner Bros. and Hot Wheels choose us to write and produce web content for them.  In his free time he writes scripts for award winning short films like our film Alien Communications which won five film festival awards in 2015.

  • Writer

  • Director

  • Voice Actor

Nik Theorin


Nik is a talented screenwriter whose first script, which we turned into the short film GUMBALL, won four festival awards in 2015. His short stories, poems and essays have gained him national honors several years running in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. He maintains his laser-sharp focus via a near-constant feed of Dunkin Donuts and peanut butter sandwiches.

  • Writer

  • Actor

Jesse Piersol

Business Development

Jesse holds a B.A. and M.A. in Communication Studies from West Chester University, where she’s also been teaching public speaking for the last 9 years. Prior to that, she was a technical writer and project lead for SunGard Higher Education. She writes, blogs and tweets for several West Chester, PA organizations and publications.

  • Social Media Marketing

  • Copy Writer


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