Tiny Mammals

An NYU Graduate Thesis Film
by Dagny Atencio Looper


On a stormy day, 12-year-old twins Sophia and Jacob set out to hawk special bibles, only to be left to fend for themselves when their trailer park is evacuated. Jacob believes that he has special powers that can protect them from the tornado tearing apart their small community. 

2017, 8 mins



Sophia Lillis as Sophia -  www.imdb.com/name/nm6096118/

Jake Lillis as Jake 

Lucy Walters as Carol (Mom) - www.imdb.com/name/nm3046705

Beth Grant as the Narrator - http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0335275


Stills from the Film:


Writer, Director & Editor Dagny Atencio Looper

Director of Photography Eythan Maidhof - www.eythanmaidhof.com

Produced by Lara Sfire - www.larasfire.com

Production Design by Feli Lamenca - www.felilamenca.com

Costume Design by Liene Dobraja - www.galka.lv

Casting by Allison Twardziak - www.amtcasting.com

Art Direction by You-shin Chen - www.youshinchen.com

Composer Ariel Marx - www.arielmarx.com

Post Sound by Eli Cohn - www.elicohn.com

For a full list of Cast & Crew please see: www.imdb.com/title/tt5503768/fullcredits


Behind the Scenes:


You can listen to the soundtrack by composer Ariel Marx here:

This film has been generously supported by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association grant and nominated for the Martin E. Segal award at Lincoln Center. We also thank our many IndieGoGo supporters and the cast & crew for all their help.