Fred Holmes has written and/or directed national television commercials, cable and cassette movies, television documentaries shot around the world, episodic television, and feature films for Miramax and Lionsgate. He's also directed a Bollywood feature film on location in India, and along the way has garnered an impressive number of awards and honors:

*Two Emmys from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, plus five nominations.

*Three CINE Golden Eagles.

*Consecutive First Place honors in the Best of Texas Showcase of the USA Film Festival.

*Two Gold Medals from the U.S. Film and Video Festival in Chicago.

*Nine Gold Medals and five Silver Medals from the TELE Awards.

*A Gold Medal from the I.F.P.A.

*A Best of Show nomination from the I.F.P.A.

*A Special Achievement Award for Direction from the I.F.P.A.

*Two Gold Medals, two Silver Medals, and a Bronze Medal from the National Educational Film Festival.

*Two Gold Medals and two Silver Medals from the U.S. International Film and Video Festival.

*Two-time winner--Best Film of the Year--American Library Association.

*A Family Channel Seal of Approval.

*A USA Today Pick of the Year.

*A Parenting Magazine Top 25 Video.

*Several Booklist Editor’s Choices and Starred Reviews, including Youth Video of the Year.

*A Dove Foundation Seal of Approval.

*A Silver World Medal from the New York Festivals International Competition.

*Gold and Silver Medals from the I.T.V.A.

*Several Angel Awards from the RIM Awards in Hollywood.

*Numerous Silver Medals from the International Film and Television Festival of New York.

*Two Silver Medals from the Houston International Film Festival.

*A Bronze Medal from the Mercury Awards.

*A Special Award from the Business T.V. Awards.

*An Honorable Mention from the Columbus International Film Festival.

Mr. Holmes's work has been the subject of radio and television shows and newspaper articles, including PM Magazine and feature articles in the Dallas Morning News's Sunday Magazine. In addition, he was presented with the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce's prestigious Film Achievement Award by the Mayor of Dallas. He's also been invited to be the guest lecturer at numerous schools, including the University of Hangzhou in China where he spoke to a graduate-level class in film studies.