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Cast & Crew

Photos by Kat St. John Photography


Emilie Rommel Shimkus

The creator of Tell Your Children is a poet, actress, vocalist, and 3rd generation Northwest native. Her poetry has recently appeared in the anthologies Sarasvati Takes Pegasus as Her Mount and In Tahoma’s Shadow. As an actress, Emilie is perhaps best known as Wren, a bardic graduate student on the trail of her epic in the fantasy comedy JourneyQuest. Emilie has also appeared in many other short films, commercial campaigns, stage productions, playwrights' festivals, and as a voice actor in video games. In addition to writing the 4 poems in TYC, Emilie is the Executive Producer and will direct 1 short, act in 2 shorts, and provide voice-over for the entire project.


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Emilie Rommel Shimkus 

Kat Ogden

Cassie Fastabend

Danielle Barnum

with Pamela Reed 


Produced by 

Rose Hall and Tony Becerra


Directed by

Persephone... Cornelia Moore

Threadbare... Wonder Russell

Demeter... Emilie Rommel Shimkus


Animation & Story

Laryngitis... Chris M Roberson


Cinematography by

Alisa Tyrrill


Production Design... Tim Keaty

Composer... Matt Cameron

Costume Design... Janessa Jayne Styck

Make-up & Hair... Dawn Dominick (Espionage Cosmetics), Lisa Levan & Shawn Shelton (Bandersnatch Studios)

1st Assistant Director... Miri Stone

Production Sound... Tara Munoz

1st Assistant Camera... Nick Kelling

Gaffer... Art Reynolds

Grip... Mark Dewey & Dominique Thomas

Swing... John Behr

On-set Wardrobe... Kelly Caffey

Key Art... Tina McGregor

Set Photographer... Kat St John

Catering... Aubrey Juarez

Production Assistants... Ashley Gonzales, Jessica Kiser & Josh Henning



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