Travis Vengroff is a storyteller best known for his articles and interviews in the popular Russian magazine Mir Fantastiki. He is also the creator of Liberty. With a strong tendency toward creativity, Travis attended the New York Film Academy, the Allegro Music Academy, and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with bachelor’s degrees from the Universities of South Florida & Miskatonic. He’s also a published author, voice actor, and award winning musician. Travis works as a property manager to create Economic Work Force Housing and spends his free time creating content for Liberty, recording video game covers or original folk stories on his accordion, playing pen & paper RPG’s, or video games. He lives in Sarasota, Florida with his best friend/wife Kaitlin & their fully grown puppy, Eezo.
Kaitlin Statz is a scholar, artist, hobbyist chef, and writer with a focus on folktales and supernatural fiction. She has been passionate about art from a young age, working in a multitude of mediums, and now creates fantasy cartography professionally, as well as works inspired from folktales and legends. She also researches and writes stories on the side, including the bulk of the Liberty podcast. Kaitlin has a BA in Anthropology from New College of Florida and recently completed postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford for a Masters in Archaeological Science. Her interest in history and lore stems from a place of cultural interest and scientific understanding. She hopes one day to live in a stone house in the woods with her husband Travis and rescue dog, Eezo.
Brandon Strader is an accomplished musician and composer/arranger from West Virginia. Strader is an active member of numerous online communities such as Dwelling of Duels, theshizz, and up until recently was a regular contributor to OC Remix with a number of highly regarded albums to his name. When not mixing audio for Liberty or any number of music projects, he’s cooking pizzas, playing video games, or surviving a live action rendition of Five Nights at Freddy’s.
Paul Mella is a voice actor and self taught guitarist hailing from Utah. Paul started a popular Youtube page in 2008 under the name “GreatJuja” and in 2014 he studied voice acting under Christopher Robin Miller. He’s released multiple music albums as Careless Juja and also acted in a number of short films and audio drama productions such as Legend of the Boar Knight and The Sherlock Holmes Variety Hour. Paul resides somewhere in a hobbit hole in the Midwest US with his wife, rabbits, dogs, and eight cats. When not playing guitar or voice acting, Paul professionally paints 25mm models, bakes cakes, and plays Dungeons and Dragons.
Lauren French is an aspiring author, poet, singer, and voice actor. A first generation US citizen with a BA in Spanish, Lauren works as a substitute teacher and as a patient advocate in the ER. Her adventures and upbringing have given her an aptitude toward impressions and replicating accents from various parts of the world. When she’s not traveling, Lauren lives in Atlanta and has a love for yoga, dance, and making her own beauty products.
Peter Joseph Lewis is a voice actor and probable murder suspect who has gained infamy through his work on the NoSleep horror Podcast. When not portraying vicious monsters or serial killers with cannibalistic tendencies, he spends his time in a cabin deep somewhere near a Small Town just plotting, writing his own works of horror. Though none can be certain of his exact location, it’s believed that he lives near a desolate mountain pass littered with unmarked graves.
Sean Daniel Francis is a singer, actor of the screen and stage, writer, and professional voice actor residing in Chicago. In addition to working on several projects in the Liberty universe (as a voice actor and writer), he also has several voice credits with Burning Brigid Media, a popular film and media production company. When not acting, Sean works and volunteers at a not-for-profit school on Chicago’s West Side. In his spare time, he enjoys playing far too many video games, reading historical nonfiction, and grooving out to an eclectic collection of music.
Lani Minella is a renown voice actress who has voiced over 500 video game titles, anime shows, cartoons, television shows, radio commercials, phone systems, audio books, car navigational systems, toys, and much more. She is best known for voicing Nancy Drew, Luke (Professor Layton), Wert and Adria (Diablo), Ivy (Soulcalibur), and Rouge the Bat (Sonic the Hedgehog). She can also be heard at Legoland and various Disney rides! Lani’s unique 4-octave range and finely honed mimicry skills give her unparalleled vocal mastery. When not providing voices for Bethesda, Blizzard, or the dozens of projects she’s a part of, she can be found teaching vocal techniques, gardening, and spending time with her family of rescue pets.
John “Hex” Carter, as well as supplying the sultry sounds of Gradius Rodriguez, is a self-published author. Carter is also one half of the board game company Screech Dragon Studios. Their first game, TimeTrotters, is about time travel and will be publicly available in 2017. He can be found going on adventures throughout Orlando, Florida with his wife, daughter, and cat that murders things.
Christy Luse is a voice actor who spends every day trying to be a little more like an anime character. Based out of her closet in Vancouver, Washington, her dream is to find a home for all the characters in her head that won’t be quiet. Christy is known for her work in short films and other audio dramas like Far Island. Forever a lover of storytelling, Christy earned her English degree from the same school in Fifty Shades of Grey, though she tends to write within a much different genre. She also continues to study acting with the Act Now Studio in Portland. When she isn’t acting or writing, she enjoys attending conventions, cosplaying, playing Dungeons & Dragons, crying over anime, or doing a number of other things that are undoubtedly nerdy.
Caitlin Buckley started her voice acting career on Machinima and worked her way up to video games and audio dramas. She loves fantasy, sci-fi, and video games, so voice acting in those sorts of projects has been a passion of hers for the past few years. Caitlin maintains a blog and is also very social on twitter (@CaitlinB_VA).
Bryan Keller is an actor and composer out of California. The son of two Broadway actors, his path into the entertainment industry was all but inevitable. Bryan is a graduate of Humboldt State University, and he also won a national commercial competition. When not listening to musicals, writing music, or voice acting he can be found playing water polo, surfing, or enjoying the great outdoors.
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Laurie Thomas, Boston – Fashion Design
Art Shaft, Philippines – Sketches / Inks
Deon De Lange, South Africa – Sketches / Inks / Illustration
Eduardo Camacho, FL USA – Lettering
Eirich Olson, OK USA – Cover Art
Kaitlin Statz, FL USA – 3D Illustrator
Travis Vengroff, FL USA – Creator / Creative Director / Writer / Editor
Dave Dorman, IL USA – Cover Art
Matt Bailey, England UK – Symbol Design / Chapter Boarder Art
Joana Lafuente, Portugal – Color
Adam Cartwright, FL USA – Co-Creator / Storyboards / Concept Artist
Raymund Bermudez, Philippines – Sketches / Inks
Casey Bailey, New Zealand – Illustration / Continuity
Sean Hill, OH USA – Sketches / Inks
Jason Shawn Alexander, CA USA – Sketches / Inks / Cover Art
Danielle Otrakji, IL USA – Sequential Segments
Colin Lorimer, Canada – Sequential Segments
Sean Chen, FL USA – Sequential Segments
Dylan Pierpont, OR, USA – Matte Painting
Daniel Govar, FL USA – Illustration
Stacey Baldini, FL USA – Liberty (R) Logo Designer
Sean Thornton, IL USA – Illustration
Henry Hall, GA USA – Digital Sculptor
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