CEO & Creative Director
A life-long multi-disciplinary artist, Thomas provides both the creative driving force and the vision for DeCarlo Animation. In addition to his role as writer/director/producer, Thomas is central to the animation and technical design of our productions. He is the founder of Collabrix, a production software company, and the founding President of the Coalition of Independent Cinematic Artists.
A business development and PR consultant, Sheryl has 25 years of experience founding and growing organizations – particularly in the arts and social impact. She was recently the Chief Operating Offer of PR firm, Rock Paper Scissors.
A 3D character artist, Emma finds endless fascination in creating the illusion of life for storytelling purposes. She graduated from Ball State University in 2020 and has been taking part in 3D animation projects since, independently studying further and learning on the job. Emma is currently pursuing a Certificate in Digital Production from Gnomon School of Visual Effects.
Executive Producer, The Encounter
Director of Technology and Communication for the Financial Women’s Association of New York, and a founding member of the Coalition of Independent Cinematic Artists, Meredith advises on all aspects of the production. A folklorist, potter, designer, and entrepreneur, Meredith is a vocal advocate for Indiana artists.
Producer, The Encounter
A tech entrepreneur and software developer, Brad has a long track record of successes as a founder and investor. Brad helped launch the production with a focus on fundraising and business development.
Producer & Casting Director, The Encounter
Anna Strout serves as a producer, casting director and educator for Voices of a People’s History and their many partner organizations from Lincoln Center to 400 Years of Inequality. She’s also a proud member of The 24 Hour Plays producing team.