ABOUT THE ENCOUNTER
After a chance encounter with an alien, a rookie in a secret government agency must prevent his superiors from instigating an intergalactic war.
The Encounter is Thomas DeCarlo’s exciting new feature animation – a sci-fi adventure written for adults but appropriate for the whole family! This unique film is being independently produced in the Midwest.
Meet the Characters
Rookie Engineer / Signals Expert
Desperate to get into the field, Aldrin uses his intellect to overcome his ineptitude with the Agency’s energy weapons.
AGENT GABRIELLE RODRIGUEZ
Weapons Expert / Maverick
A highly-proficient field agent, Gabrielle finds common ground with Aldrin as a fellow misfit.
On his first visit to Earth. Loves cows and Colombian soap operas.
With decades of experience, The Director leads the Midwest office of a secret government agency that protects humanity from aliens.
Head of Field Operations
A stickler for the rules, Miller coordinates field operations with great tactical proficiency.
If you are a visual or 3D artist living in Indiana, let us know! We are a growing studio and love to keep local artists on file for opportunities to expand our creative staff.
Meet the Cast
The Encounter is fully cast with incredible voice talent from a broad range of film, TV, and theater. Check back soon for additional cast announcements.
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Watch the Short That Inspired the Film
Released in 2018, Thomas DeCarlo’s animated short film – also titled “The Encounter” – screened at festivals around the country and received numerous awards. In addition to writing and directing the film, Thomas was the sole CG artist on the production and even wrote and performed an original song for the film.