Tub Soup

Teressa G and The Monkeys have fun taking a bath, playing with their rubber duckies and other toys and imagining a delightful underwater adventure.

  • Artie Romero
    Adventures of Turtle Taido (2015), Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
  • Teressa Gehrke
  • Artie Romero
    Lear's Nonsense (2017), How Cartoons Are Made (2014)
  • Teressa Gehrke
  • Gretchen M.E. Piper
    How to Escape an Arranged Marriage in High Heels (2017)
  • Teressa Gehrke
    Key Cast
    "Teressa G"
  • Laura Fouse
  • Henry Andrews-Jones
    Adventures of Turtle Taido (2015)
  • Nicholas Cornell
    Turtle Taido and the Story of the Elephant (2016)
  • Laura Fouse
  • Atinuke Kemi Oyebade
    Lear's Nonsense, Gorgeous Knight, Adventures of Turtle Taido
  • Gretchen M. E. Piper
    Adventures of Turtle Taido (2015)
  • Teressa G & The Monkeys
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Music Video, Short
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 20, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Top Indie Film Awards

    January 24, 2020
    Nominated Best Music and Best Original Idea
  • Tagore International Film Festival

    November 16, 2020
    Winner: Best Family/Children's Film
  • Virgin Spring Cinefest

    August 6, 2020
    Silver Award: Best Music Video
  • International Independent Film Awards

    December 27, 2019
    Gold Award: Animated Characters
  • Genre Celebration Festival

    July 1, 2020
    Nominated for Best Score
  • Animation Day in Cannes

    August 12, 2020
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Artie Romero

Artie Romero began his film career as a producer and director with the founding of Everyman Studios in 1973. He changed the studio's name to ARG! Cartoon Animation in 1994. In a twenty-month period spanning 2005-2006, the ARG! website logged over one billion hits. ARG!'s current home page is https://www.ArtieStick.com

Romero has screen credits on four feature films, many TV series and mini-series, one PBS special, and his studio has produced tens of thousands of digital animations, garnering numerous awards and honors.

Romero's IMDb page is https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0739338

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Director Statement

We're submitting our new animated short for kids, "Tub Soup," with story and music by Teressa Gehrke. In this cartoon, Teressa G and The Monkeys have fun in the bath playing with rubber duckies and other toys, then imagine embarking on a colorful undersea adventure.

Credits and other details:

We completed the short on November 20, 2019; running time is just under 3 minutes. We hope you enjoy the film, and that you have a very successful event. Thanks for your consideration.

With warm regards,

Teressa Gehrke, executive producer
Artie Romero, director
Gretchen M.E. Piper, associate producer