thistles and thorns credits

An ANIMI Collaboration with Yazmin Monet Watkins

Directed by Kalie Acheson

A story by Kalie Acheson and Yazmin Monet Watkins

Written by Yazmin Monet Watkins and David Vieux

Produced by - Kalie Acheson, Charles Latham

Executive Producer - ANIMI, Beverly Simone, StandardVision

Co Producers - Tammy Sanchez, Evan Allen-Gessesse, Jessica Lopez

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CAST (IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE)

School Girl - Madison Vance

Assata - Yazmin Monet Watkins

Hummingbird - Kelli Wheeler

Fox - Himerria Wortham

Helpful Tree - Wyntergrace Williams

Venus Fly Trap - Misako Envela

Ancestor - Erinn Anova

Little Warriors - Madison and Zoe Watkins

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Director of Photography - Kyle Stryker

Production Design - Kalie Acheson, Charles Latham

Editors - Ethan Coco, Charles Latham

Costume Designer - Archie Goats, Jenny Luna

Make up Designer - Ryan Burke

Movement Director - Himerria Wortham

Sound Design and Score - Andy Favre

Music by Dre Babinski, Selina Carrera, William Colella

Associate Producers - Caitlyn Brisbin, Brian Mayfield, Ethan Coco, Yazmin Monet Watkins, Liz Olenski

Illustrations by Ariel Rucker

Posters by Kavan Cardoza

 

PRODUCTION

Unit Production Manager - Tammy Sanchez

Production Supervisor - Liz Olenski

First Assistant Director - Evan Allen-Gessesse

Second Assistant Director - Jacqueline Wilton

Production Assistants - Madeline Alonzo, Jacob Berman, Shelby Ferguson, James Harvey, Wynston Stanback, Orlando Tarango

 

ART

Lead Scenic - Caitlyn Brisbin

Scenic Painter - Bev Klopfenstein

Construction - Mitch Romero, Gus Edwards, Gabe Demonte-Finn, Josh Hargrave, Brian Mayfield

Art Production Assistants - Anna Akana, Matt Brugger, Sarah Gorski, Angel Lopez, Jan-Michael Losada, Philip Nunez, Renni Pollock, Samuel Raymond, David Smith, Crystal Tree

/Art Dept - Everyone

 

CAMERA

Steadicam Operator - Jessica Lopez

1st AC - Paul Goodin

2nd AC  - Renni Pollock

Camera PA - Amanda Hamaday

MK-V Operator - Ruben Sjlutier

B Cam Operator - Renni Pollock

 

GRIP & ELECTRIC

Gaffer - Pony Gold

Best Girl Electric - Christa Pedersen

Lighting PA - Chris Salas

Key Grip - Gabe Carnick

Additional Key Grip - Ashley Layne

Best Girl Grip - Rachel Bickert

 

WARDROBE & MAKEUP

Costume Assistant - Alex Simone

Makeup Assistant - Allison McGuillicuddy

 

BEHIND THE SCENES

Behind the Scenes - Ethan Coco, Mark Escribano, Brianna Lopez, Mario Pujas, Sinziana Velicescu

BTS Ronin OP - Najee Rawlins

 

Social Media/ Copywriter - Julian Wildhack

Catering - Molly Latham

 

PARTNERS AND SPONSORS

Airstar America

Fiilex

Kino Flo Lighting Systems

Matthews Studio Equipment

Castex Rentals

Green Sets

Recycled Movie Sets

Bandpro

Old Fast Glass

 

SPECIAL THANKS

Mark Lefleur

Adam Rettek

Stanley Hudson

Molly Latham

 Misian Searles

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