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Lorís Simón Salum

writer, director & psychotherapist


Lorís Simón Salum earned her Psychology degree from Rice University and began working as a filmmaker. She joined the Literal Magazine team in 2005 as a Visual Media Consultant while also interning at Univision and PBS. A few years later, Lorís began Ensoulment as a proposed project for Literal Magazine in which she took the lead as director. Lorís completed her graduate degree at the University of St Thomas in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is currently working in private practice in Houston. 


Rose Mary Salum​



Rose Mary is a writer and philosopher at heart. Besides being the author of multiple award-winning books, she is the Editor in Chief of Literal. 

Patrick Smith



Patrick Smith has written, produced, animated, and directed six award winning films. Smith made his directorial debut for the Emmy nominated MTV series "Down-Town", continuing on to direct the popular animated series "Daria." Currently Smith is a professor of animation for the graduate program at New York University

Bill Moore



Bill Moore is considered one of the best and most versatile editors in Texas with over 33 years of award winning professional experience working on both long-format features and documentaries as well as short-form broadcast commercial work.
José Antonio Simón S.

music & sound mixing


José (also known as Jay) is a songwriter/musician specializing in voice and guitar. He currently plays with a band residing in Houston, TX. 
Jordan C. Patton

sound design 


Jordan Patton is an accredited IMDB sound designer. He has been the lead designer for Coija: The Midnight Warrior and boom mic operator/ADR editor/foley/sound design artist for Broken Blood, two among his many projects. 
City Productions



City Productions is a 25-year-old creative agency and production house for TV and film with over 40 yearly campaigns. CP is most proud of its new development in 3D stereoscopic technology.
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