Looking for crew: NEXT film

Following the success of the short film Nowhere Normal this year, Janine Waddell will direct Heather Morrow‘s next short script, Reasons I Hate Being Single in the fall of 2023, in Edmonton, Alberta. We’re applying to this fall’s funding cycle. Given the story’s subject, we would like notes of interest from Edmonton-based, female-identifying, and BIPOCContinue reading “Looking for crew: NEXT film”

Crew: Meet Brenda LePage

Brenda was…everything on Nowhere Normal. Locations manager, PA, security, and script coordinator. She’s credited as Assistant Director on this film, but that doesn’t express how this film would not have happened without her. Oh, she’s a screenwriter too, and we hope she doesn’t forget our little crew now that she’s had a script optioned inContinue reading “Crew: Meet Brenda LePage”

Crew: Meet Fami Kaur

Fami is the production manager of Nowhere Normal. She immigrated from India in 2024 with a background in Journalism and Mass Communication to attend the NAIT Digital Cinema program. Since 2018, Fami has worked for the Edmonton Short Film Festival as a Social Media Strategist. In 2020, she founded her own production company, Biji Productions,Continue reading “Crew: Meet Fami Kaur”

Audacity.

Robert O’Hara used this word a lot in our breakout session, Don’t F*ck with my Play, yesterday at Banff. About we playwrights having the audacity to say to a director: “No, I can’t work with you.” To people not in theatre: “No, this is not just a hobby.” To the director, producer, or actors whoContinue reading “Audacity.”