CANADA 2018 I ENGLISH
Alexa and Natalie are about to go on the trip of their lives; a new and controversial drug allows them to experience permanent euphoria, but strips them of the ability to speak or to process anything as language. Between ingesting the drug and experiencing its everlasting effects, these former lovers and current best friends have six minutes left to talk. Is there such thing as a perfect goodbye?
Celine Tsai is a director, writer, and actor with an interest in authentic, underrepresented stories. She recently played the lead role in the feature film Stealing School (dir. Li Dong). Her acting work can be seen on Private Eyes (Global), My Perfect Romance (Brain Power), Mayday (Discovery), Lorenzo (TFO), Rising Suns (NTDTV), How to Buy a Baby (CBC), and Flint (Sony). Celine also played Belle in YPT’s Beauty and the Beast. She recently directed the short film Picking Things Up (CBV). @celinethetsai
Luc Trottier is an actor, writer, director and producer currently residing in Toronto. He can be seen acting on Suits, Killjoys, The Handmaid's Tale, Imposters, and upcoming in Titans, and Life In A Year. Luc is one of the founders of Human Moves Media, a production company officially launching this September. Coinciding with their launch, Luc will be releasing his webseries Adulting, which he wrote, directed, produced, and stars in. He is also the writer/director/producer of Perry Loved Mary, a hit musical playing in Port Perry. Currently he is producing two YEAA shorts, Club 6 and Everbliss. Follow Luc on Instagram/Twitter @luc_trottier
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
At the age of 25, Niky Sweet has worked as a gaffer on six feature films and several episodes of the Netflix children's show Pony Sitters Club. While continuing to work as a gaffer, Niky has transitioned her passion in lighting to cinematography. She also worked on the feature length documentary titled The Beatles in India as the B-Camera Operator which took her to work abroad in the USA, England and India. She also worked in the lighting and camera departments on a Canadian Co-Production in Romania titled, The Dancing Dogs of Dombrova. Her work was recognized in the 50HourFilm contest for a short film she directed that received "best lighting" and "best production design" the two factions she majored in at Sheridan's Advanced Television and Film program. She has since directed photography on a number of short genre projects and is continuing this trend at a rapid increase in 2018.
Emily Pope is a Toronto based filmmaker. Having studied at OCADU and The Neighbourhood Playhouse (New York), Emily finds a balance between Production Design and performing as a proud member of both the DGC and ACTRA. In 2018, Emily has been a part of the art department for productions including Jett (HBO), Rabid (The Soska Sisters), and The Nest (Elevation Pictures). As an ACTRA member, Emily can be seen in Saving Hope (CTV), and The Detail (CTV).
Kristina Wong is an Asian-Canadian producer who strives to tell stories that are against the grain and have a female point-of-view. She graduated from York University and works primarily as a production coordinator on various shorts, features and commercials. Her films have screened at the Victoria Film Festival, Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival and have been acquisitioned by Bell Media.