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The Greek myth of Demeter's revenge - Iseult Gillespie

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Mestra, princess of Thessaly, was far from home. She had watched her father, King Erysichthon, plunge into a ruin of his own making. Now, to save himself, he’d sold his own daughter to the highest bidder. But Mestra refused to accept this fate and began to plan her escape. Iseult Gillespie shares the Greek myth of Mestra's bid for freedom.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Iseult Gillespie
  • Director Olya Kapys, and action creative agency
  • Narrator Susan Zimmerman
  • Storyboard Artist Sofia Pokorchak
  • Animator Anastasia Palienko
  • Art Director Olya Kapys
  • Music André Aires, João Mendes
  • Sound Designer André Aires, João Mendes
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal, Shannon Odell

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