The Morning After
Director: David Renaud
Producer: Mia Faith Renaud
Writer: David Renaud and Meg Gifford
Cinematographer: Topher Osborn
Editor: Jonathan Brayley and David Renaud
Production Designer: Yuki Mizuhara
Synopsis: In this delightful and charming comedy about the allure of romance, Mae (Kincaid Walker) is surprised to wake up in her best friend Lisa's (Eden Riegel) guest room, naked in bed with sexy stranger (Steve West). She is eager to put the night behind her but can this perceptive and playful mystery man convince Mae that sometimes you have to wake up to find the man of your dreams?
Web Site: http://www.themorningafter-themovie.com/ABOUT-THE-FILM
A native of Toronto, Canada, David is a graduate of UCLA's MFA Program in Screenwriting (2012). His feature film script Handicap Heist was a Quarterfinalist in the prestigious Academy's Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting and a Semifinalist in the Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards competition in 2011. Prior to attending film school, David was a runner up in Film Independent’s Project: Involve Fellowship program. He also wrote and directed the short film The Getaway, winner of an Audience Choice Award at the D.C. Shorts Film Festival in 2006. He is currently developing a feature script based on The Morning After.
David earned his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of British Columbia (2002) and completed his Residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto in (2004) where he earned the distinction of Chief Resident his first year. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two kids where he continues to practice Family Medicine. David is also a paraplegic who was permanently injured in a tragic car accident at the age of 19. Despite being wheelchair-bound, his boundless optimism, intelligence, and determination have enabled him to overcome tremendous odds. He exudes passion, humor, and an infectious lust for life.
MIA FAITH RENAUD
Executive Producer and Producer
Mia Faith Renaud studied producing at UCLA. She has produced two short films and worked with Producer Brian Avery (Crash) at the Yari Film Group. She is a member of Women in Film (WIF) where she serves on the Women in Film International Committee. She has held positions with several film festivals including HotDocs Film Festival and Images Festival in Toronto, Canada. She practiced corporate and immigration law in Washington, DC for several years where she served on the Board of Directors of the D.C. Film Alliance and the Executive and Programming Committees of the DC Shorts Film Festival and worked for AFI SILVERDOCS Film Festival. Mia holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. from Brown University.