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Erin R. Dooley was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. She earned her BS in Business from University of Dayton. She is an award-winning screenwriter and made her directorial debut with the Christian musical film "Broken & Beautiful." Erin founded D.A.S.H. Entertainment in 2010 and has produced a feature film, numerous short films and web series, and one feature documentary. Erin is also a speaker, traveling with her documentary “A Way to Forgiveness” giving talks about how to forgive.
She has two main projects (listed below) and "A Way to Forgiveness" definately is a result of Erin getting out of a personal funk!
A Way to Forgiveness: As a way to heal from the hurt of an impending divorce from her husband of 12 years, Erin R. Dooley embarked on a 550-mile pilgrimage across northern Spain. Along the Camino de Santiago, she discussed the idea of forgiveness with fellow pilgrims. In this 45-minute documentary, walk along side Erin as she learns what it takes to forgive one of life's deepest wounds. Audiences have called the film “a simple yet touching film” that has “fantastic moments of genuine laughter alongside profound healing.”
Broken & Beautiful is an award-winning musical film featuring popular contemporary Christian music. With themes of judgment and hypocrisy, forgiveness and unconditional love, Broken & Beautiful deals head-on with struggles in today's world. Audiences have called it the “Mama Mia of mercy and grace” and that the film “sparks a real encounter with Christ in our brokenness.” Writer/director Erin R Dooley wrote a book about the making of the film, called "You Want Me to Do What, God?" The book examines the faith of saying "yes" to God's call even when you don't understand what He is asking of you.