cast bios

Daniel Yoon

Daniel Yoon has no formal film training. Before his accident and subsequent decision to pursue filmmaking, heíd had several different careers. He has worked as an Outward Bound Instructor, teaching rockclimbing and canoe expeditioning in Northern Ontario; heís also served environmental causes as an energy policy analyst in Washington DC and Colorado. Immediately prior to the accident he was a management consultant to Fortune 1000 companies with a leading consulting firm. Daniel Yoon received a BS and a BA from Cornell University, as well as an MPA from Princeton University.

Jennifer Welch

Jennifer Welch is an accomplished San Francisco theater actress and director. She has trained with the American Conservatory Theater as well as the Jean Shelton Actor's Lab in San Francisco. She is a member of the Actor's Theater of San Francisco and appeared this summer in their production of Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf." She has also played lead roles in recent productions of Beth Henley's "Lucky Spot," George Walker's "Better Living," Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," and David Mamet's "Sexual Perversity in Chicago." She has also directed recent productions of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Inspector Hound," Aristophanes' "Lysistrata."

Destry Miller

Destry Miller played four roles in Post Concussion in addition to being the co-producer, camera operator, gaffer and soundman. He was formerly Technical Director at the Center for Electronic Art in San Francisco as well as a Senior Technical Specialist at a major Bay Area biotechnology firm. He is now currently pursuing his fortune with an internet start up company is San Francisco. His pursuits are eclectic: he is an animator, painter, Director of the Hamster Hut Artists Group, and holds black belts in both Tae Kwon Do and Judo. Destry Miller received a BS in Molecular Biology from Cornell University.

Michael Hohmeyer

Michael Hohmeyer is a Bay area based actor, theater director and computer scientist. As a member of the Haste Street Players he has appeared in local productions of "12th Night" and "The Importance of Being Earnest," and directed a production of "Guys and Dolls." He is currently Chief Technology Officer at ICEMCFD, a firm specializing in computational fluid dynamics, based in Berkeley, CA. Michael Hohmeyer received a BS in Math and Physics and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

Kristy Bright

Kristy Bright has acted in independent film and video projects including TubeLube, a comedy ensemble in San Francisco, and has trained at the Jean Shelton Actor's Lab. Kristy is a postdoctoral fellow at the Prevention Research Council in Berkeley, CA.

Niloufar Talebi

Niloufar Talebi is an actress, dancer and dance teacher by profession. She produced and acted in Alfred Schnitzler's "La Ronde" (1897), and has acted and danced in such shows as "The Wizard of Oz" and "Alice in Wonderland" at San Francisco's Metronome Ballroom, where she is currently a professional dance instructor. In the fall of 2000 she will appear in the 30 minute PBS short "The Changing Room," as well as in "Jane" at The Magic Theater in SF. Niloufar studied at The Jean Shelton Acting Lab and received a BA in Comparative Literature from UC Irvine.

Don Chen

In Post Concussion Don Chen plays a Washington-based transportation policy analyst, which in fact he is in real life.   Don is Director both of Smart Growth America, and of the Surface Transportation Policy Project (STPP) in Washington, DC.   Don was the lead author of the seminal report MEAN STREETS, which provided Post Concussion's auto-related dialogue, such as "you're more likely to be killed by a car while you're walking down the street than you are to be killed by a stranger with a handgun."   Don is recognized as a national leader in transportation/growth policy.   His latest article, "The Science of Smart Growth", will be appearing in the December 2000 issue of Scientific American.   Don Chen received a BA and MES from Yale University. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife Anjali and daughter Meena.

Kim Wiseman and Jan "Honza" Kozel

In addition to his cameo as Rick in Post Concussion, Jan Kozel composed, performed and recorded several original songs for the film's musical score. He and his partner, the accomplished artist and animator Kim Wiseman, also designed this website. They split their time between Toronto, Canada and Prague, Czech Republic.