Director: Siobhan Devine
Producer: Siobhan Devine, Lucy MacLeod
Writer: Roslyn Muir
Cinematographer: Lindsay George
Editor: Lisa Binkley
Production Designer: Clayton Flagg
Synopsis: OMG is an inter-generational short film about 14-year-old emo-goth Kaylee who thinks she is the top of the food chain when it comes to being misunderstood. After a monster fight with her parents over her texting habit Kaylee runs away to her understanding grandma's house. All is going well until Kaylee's cell phone battery runs out.
Sunday, September 29th 11:30 a.m.
Web Site: www.omgthemovie.net
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.