CAST

Tamlyn Tomita

​​as Anne Palladon

​​Tamlyn Tomita made her screen debut in The Karate Kid Part II, and continued to create rich and engrosing characters in feature films such as Come See the Paradise opposite Dennis Quaid, the film adaptation of Amy Tan's bestselling novel The Joy Luck Club, her distinguished work in Picture Bride (Audience Award winner, 1995 Sundance Film Festival), and Four Rooms opposite Antonio Banderas. She can currently been seen playing Noshiko Yukimura in Teen Wolf on MTV, and autumn 2016 on EPIX in the new series Berlin Station with Richard Artimage.

Tiffany Hines

as Sophia Baker​

​​Tiffany Hines is known for her memorable television roles as Aisha on 24:Legacy, Birdie Scott on Beyond the Break, Michelle Welton on Bones, Didi Miller on Devious Maids, Jaden on Nikita, and Kelly Baptiste on Damien. 

Natalie Conneely

TRC Agent

Credits Include:
Scratchers
Rosie and Wickens
Cake Walk

Sammy Wegent

Recruiting Man

Credits Include:

The Wrath of John
Inside FIFA
The Featherstone Method
The Making of Dragon Petal

Ryon Lane

Franklin, M.​

Connie Jo Sechrist

Receptionist

Credits Include:
Sense8
The Astronaut
ARCiTEX
Final Fantasy VII

03 : CREW

Cameo Wood

Director, Screenwriter, Executive Producer​

​​Cameo Wood is the woman you want behind the lens. Real Artists is her first narrative film. In 2012, she made the documentary Dukha in Summer about the reindeer riding people of northern Mongolia which premiered at the St. Louis Film Festival and went on to win $35,000 in awards throughout the world. Her screenplay for Real Artists was nominated for multiple awards, and won best screenplay at ReelHeART Film Festival in 2016.

Kim Culotta

Director of Photography

Kimberly Culotta is a nomadic cinematographer who has worked across the globe. Raised in Louisiana, Kimberly moved to Los Angeles to study at the American Film Institute and is currently (somewhat) settled in Northern California. She has lensed six feature films, most recently award-winning ensemble piece Auld Lang Syne and Waiting for the Miracle to Come starring Willie Nelson and Charlotte Rampling. She is currently lecturing at Humboldt State University's Film department and preparing to shoot a series for Egyptian Television.

Ryon Lane

Producer, Executive Producer​

​​Ryon Lane has worked in film and commercial production over the last 13 years, producing festival-bound small indie shorts, spec projects and commercial spots for clients such as Salesforce, Microsoft, McAfee and AMEX. He previously worked at CAA and Innovative Artists, prior to serving as a Business & Legal Affairs exec at Lionsgate and Intermedia Films.

Alexa Fraser-Herron

Producer​

Alexa Fraser-Herron is a writer, director, and producer based out of San Francisco. Originally lured to the city to pursue fine art at the San Francisco Art Institute, Alexa later began channeling her myriad interests into film. Her work includes Eat Pray Whatever, Alone Forever, the experimental horror short 7 Minutes in Hell, Pete & Veronica, and Mini Supreme. Alexa is the production manager for Peaches Christ, runs Bay Area-based film collective Scary Cow Productions, and lectures on various aspects of creative development and film production.

Russell August Anderson

Editor

Russell is an editor living in Santa Monica.  He loves finding structure in the chaos of footage and is always looking for new ways to meld technology with storytelling. You can find him trapped inside his VR headset.

James LeBrecht

Sound Design

​​James LeBrecht has over 35 years of experience as a film and theater sound designer and mixer, author, producer and disability rights activist. LeBrecht is the founder of Berkeley Sound Artists (BSA), an audio postproduction house, located in Berkeley, California.  Known as a skillful sound designer and mixer, LeBrecht’s work can be heard in films that have played on HBO, PBS, and at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Films that he has mixed have screened at film festivals including Sundance, Tribeca, South by Southwest, True/False, Telluride and Berlin.

Meredith Yayanos

Composer

Meredith Yayanos is an Oakland-based thereminist, violinist, singer and composer whose previous credits include The Mill At Calder's End, Empty Rooms, and The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack. To develop a unique sound for the Real Artists score, Yayanos teamed up with fellow musician and Moog enthusiast Ryan Coseboom. Together, they assembled an analog synth-heavy soundtrack that is ethereal and menacing in equal measure. 

Matt Evans

Art Director

Matt began sculpting, painting, and drawing when he was four years old and has never stopped. Somewhat unexpectedly, this classically-trained fine artist spent fifteen years at Apple Computer as a UI designer, working on award-winning software like iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, and many others. His experience in this area, combined with an almost pathological interest in the technology of sci-fi TV and film, puts Matt in the perfect position to design our film's pervasive AI.

Anna Rottke

Visual Effects

​​Anna has worked as a freelance editor for Discovery, 30th Century Records, NRG, Bare Essentials, Noel Bernhurst, Glass&Marker, Noise13, and more. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Cinema at San Francisco State University in just three years, and is now freelance video editing in the beautiful Bay Area. She is an exceptional editor, well-versed in commercial and advertising video content, music videos, documentaries, narratives, motion graphics, VFX, and just about anything else. Anna was raised in the East County corner of San Diego on a steady diet of classic Hollywood and '80s New Wave.