Produced by Jani Lauzon and Kat Germain

Executive Producers Jani Lauzon and Jennifer Podemski

Jani Lauzon – Writer/Director/Co-Producer


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Jani is a multidisciplinary director, actor, and musician. A seven time Dora Mavor Moore nominated actress, a three time Juno nominated singer/songwriter, a Gemini Award winning puppeteer and an award winning screen actress (Dreamspeakers Film Festival and the American Indian Film Festival) for her portrayal as Doris in “A Windigo Tale”. Television guest appearances include: Saving Hope, Hard Rock Medical, Destiny Ridge and Conspiracy of Silence. She has three independent recordings
, Blue Voice/New Voice, Thirst and Mixed Blessings

In 2007, she was the recipient of the imagineNATIVE/LIFT mentorship program where she created a 6-minute experimental short using Super 16 film. My film, “eu·tha·na·sia”, continues to tour festivals and the educational circuit. To date it has screened at numerous festivals that include:


      Jason George – DOP

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      Jason George is a Photographer, specializing in Lifestyle, Portraits, Editorial, Product, Fashion, Travel and so much more. He has worked as a DOP in everything from feature to documentary.

      Tiio Horn - Actor

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      She was nominated for a Gemini Award for her role in the television film Moccasin Flats: Redemption. She appeared in the 2009 films The Trotsky, Leslie, My Name Is Evil and The Wild Hunt, and starred in the CBC television sitcom 18 to Life. In 2012, she joined the main cast of the Netflix drama Hemlock Grove, as Destiny Rumancek. Horn's first film acting credit was in 2006 for the CBC television mini-series Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis. In 2009, Horn starred in The Trotsky, directed by Jacob Tierney, playing a Montreal high school student. She appeared in The Wild Hunt, directed by Alexandre Franchi and in Reginald Harkema's Leslie, My Name Is Evil, as a member of Charles Manson's death cult.[7] The three Canadian films were selected for the prestigious Festival du Nouveau Cinéma. The Trotsky and The Wild Hunt made the Top 10 Canadian films list at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.[1]
      Horn starred in the CBC television sitcom 18 to Life as Monica Bellow. The series was picked up by the
      CW network and aired in the U.S., beginning in August 2010. Horn filmed a second season in Montreal in mid-2010.[8]

      Michaela Washburn - Actor

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      Proud to be of English, Irish, French and Cree descent, this Métis artist was born in Edmonton and grew up in the small town of Leduc. Michaela is a graduate, on Scholarship, from Toronto’s Second City’s Conservatory Program and is now based in Toronto. Selected film credits include: Remedy (Global); Breakout Kings (A&E/Fox); By The Rapids (APTN); The Thaw (Anagram Pictures). Selected theatre credits include: Where the Blood Mixes (Western Canada, Aquarius, Theatre Network); The Rez Sisters (Factory, Theatre North West); **White Biting Dog (Soulpepper); **Such Creatures (Passe Muraille); Death of a Chief, The Unnatural and Accidental Women (Native Earth); War of 1812, The Saskatchewan Rebellion (VideoCabaret)

      Tabby Johnson - Actor

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      From stages home and abroad to screens large and small Taborah has been a part of the cultural fibre of Toronto for decades. Be it funking it up with Rick James, dancing the two step with Gene Kelly, or acting alongside Kim Basinger and Michael Douglas, Tabby has enjoyed a rich and fruitful life. A proud working single mom, her journey has taken her ship-bound through the Caribbean Sea to working with special needs students in Bermuda sharing the gift of collaboration. She is the proud holder of an American Music Award, a Gemini nomination, a Dora Mavor Moore nominee, New York Cabaret Award nominee and a NYC Childrens’ Television Award winner.

      Spirit Synott - Actor

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      Dancer, actor, and visual artist Spirit Synott’s extensive training includes a diploma (with honours) from the Ontario College of Arts, and actor training with Actors Equity Showcase, Toronto Theatre Alliance, Actors Co-op, Sears & Switzer, and Debajehmujig Theatre. She has studied and performed dance with Debbie Wilson (modern and ballet), Rachel Gorman (repertoire and modern), Ronald Taylor (African/Carribean modern), Anthony Guerra (African/Caribbean folk), Almond Small (modern), and Lisandro Gomez (Argentinian Tango). Spirit has performed in an impressive range of venues including: Nathan Philips Square, the Betty Oliphant Theatre, Roy Thompson Hall, and Harbourfront in Toronto; the Rose Theatre in Brampton, Ontario; City Hall in Burlington, Vermont; the NAC, Ottawa; the EPCOR Centre for Performing Arts in Calgary; The Round House in British Columbia; and The Millennium Centre, Winnipeg. She plays Margaret Matlin on Degrassi and is a strong advocate for the inclusion of artists living with disabilities in the industry.

      Ashley Bomberry – Script supervisor

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      Ashley Bomberry is Mohawk from the Six Nations Territory of the Grand River. Ashley has been working in film and theatre since 2006. She is a writer, producer and director for film and theatre. Her most recent film, Hoop Dance, world premiered at the Female Eye Film Festival and she continues to write and create projects within an Indigenous storytelling framework. Ashley also works as Artistic Producer and Stage Manager for local and international theatre presentations. Ashley focuses on her Indigenous roots and endeavors to impart strength, hope, and healing in Indigenous communities around the world through the arts. She currently lives in Toronto.

      Sabrina Spilotro - Grip

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      Sabrina Spilotro is a grip and gaffer who has worked on shorts, features, and web series in the Toronto and Hamilton area. She continues to work on projects that put women at the forefront, both in front of and behind the camera, and is always seen with a cup of coffee in hand.


      Wayne Kelso - Composer

      Wayne Kelso has spent the last thirty years performing, composing and producing. Based in Toronto, and now living in Kenora, Wayne has toured throughout North America with a diverse group of performers, including José Feliciano, Jimmy Rankin, Michael Burgess, Kim Stockwood, Dianne Heatherington, and Billy Newton-Davis. As a composer, Wayne has written scores for numerous plays for both CBC and live theatre. His most recent scores include Canadian Rep Theatre's production of How Do I Love Thee? (Berkeley Street Theatre, Jan 2015) and The Days of Wine and Roses (Hart House Theatre, May, 2015). Wayne has spent the last twenty years developing a real time software animation engine that explores the possibilities of this new form of artistic expression.


      Editor - Elise Spracklin
      Sound Editor and Recording Mixer - VO2mix
      Title & Credits Designer – Howard Davies
      Colour Correction - RedLAb

      Production Manager - Jillian Tredenick
      1st Assistant Director & PM Assistant - Kelly Fyffe Marshall
      1ST AC - Jurek Osterfeld
      2ND AC & DMT - Roman Korbut

      Location Sound - Randy Resh
      Gaffer - Bryan Angarita
      Grip - Nathan Reinholds
      Set Consultant & Decorator - Anahita Dehbonehie
      Props master - Kat Germain
      Costume Design - Katya Revenko
      Key Hair & Makeup - Sarah DesChamp
      Hair & Makeup Assistant - Emma Essex-Simpson
      PA/ Craft - Jane Luk
      Laura-Lee Lewis
      IT Specialist - Mark Gilchrist.com
      Still Photographer - Mitch Cappe
      Graphic Design - Mick Zarowny
      Anahita Dehbonehie
      Catering - Babo Beans