Jonathan Van Herik, Assistant Director, Art Director, Associate Producer
is a member of The Children versus The Children of Doom.
is a video artist living and working in Chicago, Illinois. She studied Film & Video Studies at the University of Oklahoma before settling in Chicago to found Normal Pictures Inc, a media production company that specializes in producing non-fiction films. She has pro–duced and edited many short films, music videos and feature films that have played in festivals worldwide. Also working in education reform, she is a Media Producer for the University of Chicago's Center for Urban School Improvement.
Chris Strong, Director
is a photographer living in Chicago. Hobbies include making movies with friends. Cinematography credits include the short films West to East and A Lovers Discourse. One time he filmed a commercial for AT&T. Short films are better.
Dean De Matteis,
is a designer and filmmaker living in Chicago. He has collaborated with many Chicago musicians, curators and film and video makers on projects of many mediums. His personal work has screened at festivals and arts spaces around the world including the European Media Arts Festival, Animater Festival, The Wexner Center, Thaw Film Festival, the Aurora Picture Show and many more.
Eileen Hollinger, Camera Operator
Donna Kinsella, Craft Services
Sam Zurick, Production Assistant
Melina Paez moved to Chicago in 1998 to pursue acting through the Second City Conservatory. While there, she performed in a handful of sketch comedy shows. Melina has also performed in staged readings, theatre, and independent music videos by local filmmakers Usama Alshaibi and Rusty Nails, and was in the feature film, Usama Alshaibi's "Muhammad and Jane" (2003) as Jane. For more information: melinapaez.com.
Nate Ozark "Archie" Is a 28 year old man living in Chicago.
Cyan Walker "Sophie"
My name is Cyan Walker. I am 17 years old. I live in Chicago, Illinois. I was born in Dublin, Ireland. I have a twin sister named Georgia. We both attend Jones College Prep High School.
Gene Blake, "Gus"
was born in Massachusetts by way of a step brother and sister throwing caution to the wind. He illegally smuggled medicine
supplies into Baghdad shortly before the bombing of the world trade center and enjoys hanging out with his friends.