A woman believes she is going on a romantic date, what happens instead comes as complete surprise.

"...the climactic twist certainly is arresting, and there is something to be said about the combined effect of the persistent camera and Crofoot’s direct address to it. Not quite hypnotic, but strangely compelling in a manner that emphasizes the tragedy of the final truth.

Indie Shorts Mag Team

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Cynthia Crofoot

Writer / Exec. Producer / "Debra"

I had just finished doing a Webinar for the Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) with Jim Morrison IV on the process of Micro Budget Filmmaking and Jim and I thought it would be great to show what type of film could actually be produced with little to no budget. We knew the film had to be short, with one location and very few actors. Jim told me he had a garage or a forest nearby that could serve as the location. I chose the forest and what resulted is a two page, one actor, one location script that was shot entirely on an iPhone. Currently it is in post-production.

 

Jim Morrison IV

Jim Morrison IV

Director

A Halifax N.S. born, LA-based international award winning director.  Jim has had a successful career as a photographer shooting for Canadian national news magazine and Maclean’s, all by the age of 20. He continued with photography, shooting fashion and music internationally until he started directing three years later.  Jim became one of the most sought after music video directors in Canada and was a founding partner of Maverick Films, a Toronto-based commercial and music video production house. Jim transitioned into film and television and has directed and produced commercials, documentaries and over 200 episodes of television in over 50 countries. Jim has been nominated 7 times with 3 wins at the prestigious Canadian Screen Awards making him one of the highest decorated directors in Canada. His love of oral traditions and photography, has made him a perfect fit to be behind the camera as a passionate visual storyteller.

Website: Jim Morrison IV

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Angela Barbosa

Producer / HMU and FX

Angela is a graduate of the University of Toronto Drama program. She has always had a passion for all things creative. She began her career in front of the camera and on the stage as an actor and singer but quickly switched to more roles behind the scenes. She has been a stage manager/director in theatre on and off for the last 18 years and has some experience as assistant director for film. 

She always had a strong passion for make-up since experimenting on herself for the stage and camera. After more than 15 years of working in the beauty industry and getting experience with makeup for print and fashion shows, she decided to further her skills in the very field that introduced her to makeup, film and T.V.

10 years later she’s still here and loving every second spent on set. In the future she hopes to further her skills in other fields of the industry. 

Some of her recent credits in film include Compliant, Disclosure (ImagiNative film festival), Enemies of the State (Official Tiff selection 2020),  BONECRUSHER (Boston Film Festival, Halifax Black Film Festival), Obdurate (Ladymakers Film Festival, Winner Best Shorts Competition) and I Wish You Love.

POST-PRODUCTION TEAM

Editor

Steve Kelly

Score Composer

Jamie Reuben

Score Composer

Bret Higgins

Post Sound Editing

George Flores

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"This film was produced with the generous support of ACTRA Toronto"

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