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Looking to connect with talented PRODUCTION DESIGNERS for a queer short film shooting in the GTA in late June. Dates: June 24-27 (TBC) PAID (low) Director: Dorothy A. Atabong Logline: After the sudden death of her pregnant partner, a closeted attorney must embrace her sexuality and humanity, as she seeks custody of their newborn. Open to hearing from emerging production designers with some relevant experience. BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ candidates strongly encouraged to apply. This film is supported by TAC, OAC and CCA. Strict COVID protocols will be in place for this production. About the Director: Director/Writer Dorothy A. Atabong’s short film Sound Of Tears, screened at over 40 film festivals worldwide. Multiple awards and nominations: The Africa Movie Academy Award, Court-métrage de fiction, Burundi, Best Film and Best Director Nominations for the Golden Sheaf Award, Ousmane Sembene Award – Zanzibar International Film Festival and Best Film at The Pan African Film Festival in LA and Cannes. Alumna of the Women In the Director’s Chair (WIDC). Her recent work can be seen on CBC’s critically acclaimed 21 Black Futures – Season 3 - YEn Ara Asaase Ni/This Is Our Own Native Land. Winner of the 2020 Cayle Chernin Award. Her feature script, Zenzile’s Journey is currently in development in partnership with Telefilm Canada. She is currently mentored by two-time Oscar nominated Director Atom Egoyan.


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