The Story:​​

Based on the stories of H.P. Lovecraft, Dead Tongues is about a young woman named Stacy who, following the mysterious suicide of her ex-boyfriend, teams up with the ex's estranged twin brother to unearth the uncanny plot preceding her former lover's death. ​

The Beneficiary:

Supplies for Dreams:

This year our proceeds will be benefiting Supplies for Dreams, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization that provides Chicago Public Schools students with necessary resources and extra-curricular opportunities, ranging from basic school supplies to individual mentoring.

Supplies for Dreams has the power to drastically improve the educational experience of thousands of students. By improving the standard of education, students will be prepared to take on a rapidly advancing world upon completing their education.

Donations raised:

We raised $4,269 for Dead Tongues! Thanks to everyone who donated; we can never thank you enough. Your support means everything to our organization and our film. We are working to have donations accepted year round. Look out for that update to help support the making of next year's film.

Cast and Crew:​

Without the work of these fantastic hardworking people, this movie would not have been possible. There are so many more people who have helped us get to where we are now. To those people: you know who you are and on behalf of the entire Dead Tongues cast and crew, we thank you. This movie as as much yours as it is ours.


Phoebe Fox

Justin Dresner

Erin Reininga

Directed by:

Roberto Drilea

Brianna Dorn

Produced by:

Koah Truong

Madeline Ewbank

Directing Team:

1st ADs

Ava Borges

Colleen Cassingham

Casting Director

Joy Kim

Script Supervisors

Meghan Ballew

Kiki Meiners-Rios

Production Team:

Associate Producers

Lily Labovitz

Kiki Meiners-Rios

Annie (Siying) Li

Production Assistants

Angela Cureton

David Gordon

Melvin Butler

Max Nelson

Scott Carmichael


Lily Labovitz

Camera Team:


Roberto Drilea

1st AC

Dominique Teoh

2nd AC

Agnes Park


Arthur Gilchrist


Elliot Kronsberg

Rachel Reizburg

David Gordon

Art Crew:

Production Designer

Marley Smith

Asst. Production Designer

Jody Bailet

​Costume Designer

Emily Blim

Make-Up Designer

Faye Oyang

Sound Team:

Sound Mixers

Elenore Pan

Alex Stone

David Gordon

Chris Pow

​Post-Production Team:


Thomas Powers

Asst. Editor

Alex Stone​


Hunter Hanson

Tristan Arostegui



Cristina Gallo

Gabrielle Barkidjija

Sam Garcia

Daniel Kazenel


Sarah Kim

Hunter Hanson

Elizabeth Bellisario


Kevin Zaporski

Marketing Team:

​Chamaya Moody

Elodie Oliver

Kiki Meiners-Rios

Lily Labovitz

Social Media Director

Ilse Vielma

Graphic Designer

Jared Ziegler

Listen to the soundtrack for Dead Tongues online!​