Private Project

The Legend of Stella

After a failed attempt to reconnect with her VR-obsessed husband, a frustrated cosplayer constructs a real-life game that her husband must beat to save their relationship.

  • Aileen Sheedy
    The Misselthwaite Archives
  • Maren Curtis
  • Molly Preston
    The Brain That Wouldn't Die, Evolution of Evil
  • Evan Gandy
    Corpse, Spunk of the Reaper
  • Casey Pfeifer
    Key Cast
  • Kyle Vahan
    Key Cast
  • Renee Muzquiz
    Key Cast
  • Tyson Dailey
    Key Cast
  • Daniel Wagner
    Key Cast
    "Dungeon Master Nerd"
  • Ken Yoshikawa
    Key Cast
    "Elvish Nerd"
  • Elise Barberis
    Key Cast
    "Gear Nerd"
  • Gwyn LaRee
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 56 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    16,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Oregon Short Film Festival
    Portland, Oregon
    United States
    February 21, 2020
    Official Selection; Nominated for Best Comedy Film
  • POW Film Fest
    Portland, Oregon
    United States
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Aileen Sheedy

Aileen Sheedy graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York with a B.S. in both Computer Science and Electronic Media, Arts, & Communication. After returning home to Portland, Oregon, she worked as a software quality assurance engineer before deciding to start a multimedia production company, Pencil Ink Productions. She is also the videographer for PlayWrite, a non-profit that empowers at-risk youth through theater performances, and she teaches therapeutic filmmaking workshops for veterans with I Was There, a program of the Patton Veterans Project. When not producing her own projects, Aileen frequently works as an assistant director and has contributed to the production of almost 100 short films, features, commercials, music videos, and web series.

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