FIRELADY FILMS Presents:

A VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE

Showing at
The Wing Luke Museum Exhibit in Seattle WA

"World's Beyond Here: The Expanding Universe of Science Fiction"
October 12, 2018 - September 15, 2019.

OUR TEAM

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The lady behind Firelady Films, Kelly is an award-winning filmmaker and VR creator based in Seattle, WA.

www.fireladyfilms.com/about

Writer, Director, Producer

KELLY CAMPELIA

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E. Lily Yu received the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2012 and the Artist Trust LaSalle Storyteller Award in 2017. Her stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Boston Review, F&SF, Clarkesworld, and Terraform, among others, as well as multiple best-of-the-year anthologies, and have been finalists for the Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, Locus, and World Fantasy Awards.

 

www.elilyyu.com

Read “The Wretched and the Beautiful” here.

Story Consultant, Author of the inspirational story, "The Wretched and the Beautiful"

LILY YU

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Tasachan is a 2D and 3D artist and designer based in Seattle, WA. 

A graduate from the Art Institute of Seattle in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics and an expert in Adobe, C4D and Maya. She combiners her wit and intelligence to tackle all kinds of projects.

www.tasachanmograph.com

Concept Artist and Character Designer

TASACHAN SANDHINAND

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Winnie is a multimedia artist and designer with over a decade of experience working with clients like Apple Inc, 3D systems, Amazon, Sunset Magazine, Kroger, and MTV to create designs and products that delight customers.

Now based in San Francisco Bay Area, Winnie is a first generation immigrant to the US from Hong Kong and is passionate about bringing East and West culture together and showing the beauty that lies between.

www.vrdreamcatcher.com

Environment and Title Artist

TIN WAI WINNIE STOREY

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Michael is a Principal Software Engineer Manager for Microsoft's Cognition team. He works on augmented reality and virtual reality platforms such as HoloLens, Windows Holographic and Windows Mixed Reality.

www.mijagourlay.com

@MiJaGourlay

Technical Director

MICHAEL GOURLAY

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A writer of fiction, screenplays and games, and veteran visual effects and animation artist, Andy has led an award-winning career at film studios like Walt Disney, DreamWorks, and Sony Pictures. You can see his work on movies such as Big Hero 6, How to Train Your Dragon, and Avengers: Infinity War.

www.andrewpennromine.com

Twitter: @inkgorilla

3D Character Artist and Animator Story Consultant

ANDY ROMINE

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Derek is a Seattle-based animator and video game industry professional of 8 years. He has worked on a wide range of genres at multiple studios including Griptonite Games, GLU Mobile, Airtight Studios, and Unity. Currently, Derek is a co-founder of Giant Cranium, an expert virtual reality content creation studio where he leads the rigging and animation of characters.

www.derekshiu.com

www.giantcranium.com

Rigging and Animation Lead

DEREK SHIU

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Travis Fodor is a Microsoft Sound Designer and Audio Engineer. Travis has influenced a variety of projects across Microsoft including AltspaceVR, Microsoft Acoustics, Microsoft VR Experiences, HoloLens, and others.

Travis has worked on award winning VR/traditional films and is passionate about storytelling and immersive experiences.

@travisfodor

Sound and Music Supervisor

TRAVIS FODOR

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Noctvrnal is an audio studio based in Los Angeles.

Co-founders Helena McGill and Anna Wozniewicz are storytellers with a background in sound design for narrative film, and have since moved into the XR and immersive tech space. Noctvrnal specializes in interactive audio for virtual reality, location-based experiences and installations. The team is passionate about creating new worlds through sound, and their work has been featured at MIT, USC, and VRLA.

www.noctvrnal.com

Sound Designers

NCTVRNAL

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Moe is a music producer, musician and composer based in Seattle, WA.

www.soundcloud.com/sirenwave

Music Composer

MOE MASRI

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Bob, one of the owners of Winterlight Studios, is a filmmaker with a background that spans filmmaking, theatre, animation, graphic design and audio engineering. Bob is also the founder and president of the Seattle Filmmakers' Collective that supports community and craft in the Seattle area independent film community.

 

www.badalienbob.com

VO Recording Engineer

BOB FREEMAN

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Juan is an actor and voice over artist who resides in Puyallup WA with his wife and two children. He studied theatre and acting in college and keeps busy with family and friends.

 

www.juanalemanii.com

www.mixlr.com/cmdyoferrors

Voice of Alien 1 "The Wretched"

JUAN ALEMAN

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Shawna is a singer and loves reading out loud to children. She is a member of the Communities of Color Coalition Executive Committee and is committed to creating inclusive and equitable communities while dismantling institutional racism and white supremacy.

Voice of Alien 2 "The Beautiful"

SHAWNA LEE

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Yang-Yank Wang is an award-winning director, actor, and author who helps run the literacy non-profit Clarion West. A love of brevity, he currently resides in the Seattle area.

Story Consultant

YANG-YANG WANG

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Katherine is a Microsoft Technical Designer with expertise in game, virtual and augmented reality development based out of Seattle. Katherine was also a former Microsoft Evangelist and is a frequent public speaker, running a developer blog about how to develop interactive 3D applications with the Microsoft Platform.

@KatVHarris

http://katvharris.com

http://github.com/katvharris

Software Engineer Consultant

KATHERINE HARRIS

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Travis is a professional screen/voice actor and musician based in Seattle, and has worked in Cincinnati, DC, and LA.

Newscaster Voice

TRAVIS HAYSBERT

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Christy has narrated 10 audiobooks and over 100 short stories-- usually under the name Folly Blaine. She lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest.

www.follyblaine.com

Newscaster Voice

KATHERINE HARRIS

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Troy is a stage, film, and voiceover actor based in Seattle. He has been acting and playing music for over 30 years.

 

www.troylund.com

Newscaster Voice

TROY LUND

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Christina is a local motion graphics designer and filmmaker. Her passions include writing and directing. If you catch her staring at you, it's probably because she's plotting to make "you" a character in her next short film. Stay tuned. 

Newscaster Voice

CHRISTINA PERRY

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Deanna is a singer and violinist who has appeared on stages all over North America and on camera for movies and commercials. She narrates children's books for the Washington Talking Books and Braille Library.

Newscaster Voice

DEANNA SARKAR