YEAA Shorts Program | Sunday October 20th | Reelworld Film Festival
Famous Players Canada Square Cinema
2190 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4S 2C6, Canada
Sunday, October 20th | 11:00am (Box office opens at 10:00am) | Reelworld Film Festival
YEAA Shorts Program | Runtime | PG | English | Famous Players Canada Square Cinema
Since 2011, Reelworld has put the spotlight on emerging talent in Toronto with our ACTRA Shorts program. Exclusively made for the festival, this program presents six short films, written, directed and produced by members of ACTRA’s Young Emerging Actors Assembly (YEAA) – actors and burgeoning filmmakers between the ages of 17-30. Join us Sunday afternoon and discover the city's next generation of creators.
For full schedule and more information on the 19th Reelworld Film Festival, visit www.reelworld.ca
Writer, Actor: Alexander Nunez
Actor: Daniela Barbosa
Who had a better interview? Who got the job? After interviewing with the best marketing firm in the city, Juliana and Ricky argue over which one of them stands a better chance of filling the new position.
Fun and Games
Writer, Actor: Kyana Teresa
Producer: Shannon McNally
Producer: Robyn Laliberte
Two long time friends find huge success with their online prank show. When tensions build and a prank goes awry, they learn first hand that some people can get away with more than others.
Director, Co-Writer, Actor: Samy Osman
Co-Writer, Actor: Phi Huynh
OVERCover is an action-comedy following two undercover cops during an operation that doesn't quite go as planned...because SOMEONE over acted their role. Join Elyas and Phong as they maneuver their way out of a den of criminals.
Co-Writer, Actor: Nadine Bhabha
Co-Writer, Actor: David Reale
After a lackluster second date, Josh and Suraya encounter a canvasser collecting for charity. While each tries to out-donate the other, the pair are forced to confront their socio-political values and get down to brass tax about how they really feel about each other. Will there be a third date?
Writer, Actor: Grace Gordon
Director: Natalie Dale
Writer, Assistant Director: Josef Beeby
With the clock ticking down the five minutes to Clara’s set, two comediennes are forced into an intense debate, neither right or wrong, about navigating the tricky waters of Comedy in the light of #MeToo and the impossible aftermath of trauma. Standing Up explores the messy intersection of comedy, taboo and self-expression.
Co-Writer, Actor: Adele Dicks
Co-Writer, Actor: Kristy LaPointe
Actor: Rakhee Morzaria
When sisters reunite for the first time in years, an unexpected update in one of their lives leads to an evening of drinks, drugs, mysterious cloaked visitors, and pizza that’s, like, 70% probably vegan. Sister Cult is a darkly comedic look at competitive sibling relationships... and the enticing nature of belonging.
Actor: Leah Doz
Actor: Scott Farley
Actor: Tony Ofori
A couple tries to save their love life by getting advice from the most eccentric therapist in town.
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