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5th GPIFF Official Selection

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Akela

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Alec Toller[/vc_column_text][edgtf_title_with_dots display_separator=”yes” separator_color=”#000000″][vc_column_text]When an ambitious but inept scout leader, Akela, attempts to turn her scouts into Superscouts, she reignites an old rivalry with her nemesis Katherine, the Eagle Owl of the girl scouts. Blinded by ego, they lead their young charges into a safari park and onto the trail of a criminal organization. Beautifully shot, with a handmade aesthetic and off-kilter comedy, this is ultimately a film about how we define who we are amidst the roles assigned to us.

Directed by Canadian Comedy Award Nominee, Alec Toller, this film features an original score by Ross Gilmartin (Sherlock Holmes, National Geographic) and British comedy talent and Funny Women finalist, Lorna Shaw (E4, BBC Comedy Feeds).[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_column_text]UNITED KINGDOM, 2016
English
71 minutes[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_column_text]Contact:
Bryony Byrne
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Alec Toller

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Alec Toller is an award-winning director known for his work on Play the Film (13), The Closet Monster (13) and Akela (16). He trained in Vancouver and Toronto and is the artistic director of Circlesnake Productions, which uses collaborative creative to produce new theatrical work with a cinematic approach.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/6″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][edgtf_separator type=”full-width” color=”#b5b5b5″ border_style=”solid” thickness=”1″][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner content_aligment=”center”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Production Company:
Glencoco Productions

Producer:
Bryony Byrne

Screenplay:
Bryony Byrne

Cinematographer:
Ruaraid Achilleos-Sarll

Editor:
Alec Toller
Joel Varickanickal

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][vc_column_text]Sound:
Stephen Cummings

Music:
Ross Gilmartin

Cast:
James Baker
Philip Wilson
Evan Dickinson
Stella Lloyd
Kacey Hall
Nadia Potter
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