The Forge

Tanya Lim committed suicide.
She left her savings to her brother Eric who used them to create The Forge, a short film... a message that could help others fight through the darkness of depression.


Written and Directed by Stephen Reedy -

Produced by Eric Raymond Lim and Stephen Reedy

in Partnership with SoulPancake


Eric Raymond Lim

Dennis Ruel

Grace Su

Josh Petersdorf as the voice of the Monster

Special Effects by Lincoln Smith

Cinematography by Chris Saul

Music by Austin Wintory

Cello Solos by Tina Guo

Vocals by Malukah

Sound Design and Mix by Rich Arenas

2nd Unit Sound Mixing by Anthony Enns

Fight Choreography by Vlad Rimburg

Editing by Stephen Reedy and Vlad Rimburg

Line Producer

Megan Powers


Alex Reisfield


Nicole Boyd

Assistant Director

Matt Sommerville

Production Design by Lawrence Kim

‘Blacksmith Monster’ Designed by Alex Pardee

Makeup and Costuming

Silver Shamrock Labs, inc

Jessica Leigh Schwartz – Fabrication

Leanne Mucci – Fabrication

Marina Coria – Miniature Fabrication

Christopher Mills – Special Effects Makeup Supervisor

Rosa Torres – Makeup Assistant and fabrication

Charles Wills – Sculptor / Painter

Wardrobe Nicole Boyd

Social Media + Content Manager 

Heidi Cruz

Camera Department

Kim Plamer – 1st Assistant Camera

Matthew Waltz – Gaffer

Roman Krajewski – Key Grip

Evan Stulc – 2nd Assistant Camera

Gennaro Desposito – Grip

Joey Waring – Grip

Rick Baer – Set Photographer

Craft Services

Ursula Lim

Set Medic

Jit Kim Lim, MD

Production Assistant

Ian Donnelly

Studio Facilities Provided by Mad Dog Video, Inc.

Add'tl Filming Locations provided by Boulevard Blacksmith and Welding Works, Inc /  Atomic Studios

Camera Equipment Provided by Old School Cameras / Wooden Nickel Lighting, Inc

Fog Equipment Provided by ReelEFX

3D Scanning Provided by MedusaFX

Thank You

Jit Kim and Ursula Lim

James Kim

Andy Schlachtenhaufen

Krik Jones

JoEric Mercado

Mike Jordan (of Mad Dog Video, Inc.)

Eric Bougoujian

Phil Guye

Erin VanAnglen

Anton Patzner and Lewis Patzner

Nick Lange

© 2013 BABY UNDER THE MOON – Eric Lim & Stephen Reedy