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Production Team

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Andrea M Clarke - Producer, Director, Scriptwriter

A Revolutionary Tale is Andrea's 8th project and 1st full length feature film production. With a seasoned professional crew and talented cast, Andrea is actively seeking funding to roll camera in 2024! 

Founder of Metatron Productions, LLC and 1663 Media Arts, she has a calling to create uniting, wide audience, entertaining stories that ignite free-will and inspire Soul Liberty. 

Andrea holds a keen interest in History and can trace some of her ancestors to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation; Coleraine, County Londonderry, Ireland; Westhorpe, Suffolk, England and is descendant of American Revolutionary soldiers and early settlers of Rhode Island. Dr. John Clarke, her “uncle”, was a founder of Newport and Author of the RI Royal Charter of 1663 which granted wide-reaching Religious Freedom and Civil Liberties for the Colony of Rhode Island.  Andrea is developing a movie based on his extraordinary life - "A Lively Experiment."

Her daughter Florentina is a savant artist with special needs, her bright, bold and abstract art has sold around the world.  Andrea is Florentina's voice in her mission to brings smiles to hearts and giggles to souls through her art. Andrea has developed and written a series of Animated Music Video's which feature Florentina's MyKids Unite Friends Characters. 
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Storywriter and Executive Producer, Michael is well known for his dramatic and historically accurate illustrations, Michael is the illustrator of over sixty-five books and the author of six including Young Thomas Edison, that School Library Journal said, “Belongs in every library.” Michael’s Chapter Book, Elijah and George - A Revolutionary Tale, is currently being developed into a Major Motion Picture by Metatron Productions LLC.
“Noteworthy…examples of the handsome illustrator as historian.” The Horn Book

“Belongs in every library.” School Library Journal

“Beautiful oil paintings: full of action, beauty, danger, and majesty.…” Kirkus

“Historically accurate and visually handsome.” Booklist

Top Ten List of Great Author Visits Pennsylvania School Library Association

Over Fifty Awards and Nominations
Over One Million Books Sold!

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Jeremiah Hornbaker - Production Designer, Art Director, Founder - Artistry In Motion, Inc.

With a unique combination of vast historical knowledge, practical skills, and years of high demand experience on successful projects as an Art Director and Armorer Mr. Hornbaker manages all departments responsible for building the physical world which characters inhabit on screen.

Credits are vast and include Killing Lincoln, Harriet, Turn – Washington’s Spies, Imperium, Legends & Lies, Good Lord Bird, Loving, Birth of a Nation, Mercy Street and Sleepy Hollow.

Rob Child - Screenwriter

Emmy® nominated writer, director and author with Penguin Random House (The Lost Eleven). Child has garnered more than 25 writing and directing awards and is one of only a handful of directors whose work has screened in the Congress of the United States. Both of Rob’s first two feature film screenplays “Hamilton” and “Blood Betrayal” reached the finals in two separate screen-writing competitions. “Hamilton” was declared an “Official Finalist” in the 2011 Hollywood Screenplay Contest and “Blood Betrayal” reached the semi-finals in the 27th Write Movies International Writing Contest out of thousands of entries.

 

In 2011 his film, The Wereth Eleven, was nominated for an Emmy® and won the highest honor at the GI Film Festival in Washington DC, the Founders Choice Award. This highly regarded festival receives more than 2000 film submissions each year. In 2011, the survivor’s association of the WWII aircraft carrier, USS Franklin, singled Child out for Honorary Crew Membership aboard the most decorated vessel in US Naval history.

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Brian "Speedy" Merrick, Special FX Supervisor specializes in Historic Combat Scenes making sure the look of the effect fits the type of weapons that would have been used in a particular time period. Brian began this work in 2001 and has an impressive 100% Safety Record. He holds a Federal Explosives License, Pennsylvania State Explosives License and Pennsylvania State Storage and Purchase License. Award Winning, his works can be seen in a number of Historical Film, TV and Museum Productions including The American Miracle, Mt. Vernon, Yorktown, The Museum of the American Revolution and all 3 seasons of Legends and Lies.

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Kevin Hershberger -  Costume Designer

 

Emmy-Nominated and awarded more than 70 national and international film festivaland industry awards. Founder of LionHeart FilmWorks, LLC in Richmond, VA Kevin has worked on scores of historical film projects, multi-part series, docu-dramas, commercials and features for national and international distribution via broadcast and on-demand, with more than 1 million DVDs/Blu-Rays sold.

 

Projects include Up From Slavery; Emancipation Road; Vietnam: 50 Years Remembered; Legends & Lies; Mini-series “Patriots Rising: The American Revolution; Civil War feature film “Field of Lost Shoes” starring Tom Skerritt, Jason Isaacs andLauren Holly, and Civil War theatrical feature “Josephine.”

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John Keltonic - Composer

 

Emmy® award winning Composer with over 20 years experience composing original music for television and films. Credits include NBC, PBS, Discovery Channel, BBC, Learning Channel, CNN, Ken Burns (PBS), Turner and many others. John has won numerous awards including national Emmys and an Academy Award nomination.

 

A small sample of projects: Ken Burns "The Roosevelts" - original music for PBS trailer, Autism Is A World” – nominated for Academy Award (Best Documentary), Egypt: Revolution Interrupted” – PBS, 90 minutes, “Bonhoeffer” – PBS, 90 minute special, many awards, "India Awakes” – PBS, premiering in 2015, “For The Love Of Their Brother, "Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton" – S, “A Force More Powerful” – PBS, 2 hours, narr. Ben Kingsley and numerous awards.

We are fortunate to have the following professional film crew on board!  Stay tuned for additional announcements once the production is green-lit! 
  • Barker White - 1st AD

  • Eliza Kelley - Associate Producer

  • Christian Druitt - Cinematographer

  • Joe Winn - Gaffer

  • Lenny Throckmorton - Marine Safety - River Crossing

  • Kurt Gran - Set Safety, Medics and Emergency Services

  • Dr. Jeanne Normand White MSOM, D.O.M.  - Director of Health & Wellness

  • Delaney Theisz - Historical Civilian Wardrobe

  • 1st Virginia Regiment - Stan Adamus - Encampment Set Dressing, Cannons

  • 7th Virginia Regiment - Mike Cecere - Encampment Set Dressing, Cannons

  • Todd Willis - Custom Historical Props

  • Colonel Jim Gallagher - Historical Advisor - Board of Directors American Revolution Roundtable, Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary War Route, the 7th Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line

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