More short films going to camera in Halifax: From October 23 through 25, 2009 Merritt award-winning actor Jeremy Webb
will be stepping behind the camera for the first time, directing the short Wake.
It’s based on the Jessica Marsh
a dark comedy about a young man returning to Halifax to attend his uncle’s funeral and to exorcise past demons. Webb performed in the play at Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre’s Late Night Series in 2002. The film is produced by Webb and Elizabeth Guildford
and funded by CBC TV (where the short will be broadcast in 2010) and Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture & Heritage, who awarded the filmmakers with a creation grant. Starring in the film is Simon Henderson, Stacy Smith, Shelley Thompson
and Cliff LeJeune. Becky Parsons
is the director of photography.