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Ryan Kayet

Director, Writer

Ryan is an up-and-coming filmmaker that excels as a screenwriter, director, and producer. He has directed the bravoFACT funded short film One Day at a Time, based on the award winning Canadian play Cancer Can’t Dance Like This, and several music videos. His previous short Interview, a dramatic short about race, power, and the importance of choosing your words carefully, was funded by the Ontario Arts Council and played in several festivals. Ryan is currently writing his first feature.

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Dave Gibson

Producer, Co-Writer

Dave is an accomplished producer. His first project was the acclaimed student film Lurker, which lead him to co-found Riverlife Productions in 2008 and he has never looked back. Working in corporate media, Dave has obtained ample experience in the planning and execution of video production. His work has gained him considerable respect in the community, and has led to him becoming a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee award recipient in 2012.More recently, Dave produced the short film All for Davey which was a finalist in the 48 Hour Film Project and produced the Ontario Arts Council funded short film Interview

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"Have you heard of the Transparency Plus Program"

After the final infuriating straw, Dan calls his internet provider to cancel the f---ing internet. Surviving the apathetic gauntlet of support staff, he finally reaches the retention department and their star agent: Gerald. Things are finally looking up for Dan. That is until Gerald makes it very clear just how much he knows about Dan’s browsing history, and how far he’s willing to go to maintain his perfect retention record.

"This year, many of the shorts achieved their humour through a particular strategy: depicting everyday situations, but with a twist of the extreme.

My favourite short film at the festival and the one that best exemplifies this idea is Cancel the Fucking Internet from director Ryan Kayet."

Talia C., The Arts Guild

Daniel Stolfi

Actor (Dan), Co-Writer

Daniel Stolfi is an Actor, Writer and Canadian Comedy Award Winning Comedian known for his work in the one-person show, "Cancer Can't Dance Like This". Daniel is a Graduate of the University of Guelph Theatre Program, The Second City Conservatory Program and has studied comedy in New York City with the Upright Citizens Brigade.  Some of Daniel’s comedy credits include:  The Dishes (You and Me Ent), Mr. D  (CBC), and The Amazing Gayl Pile (NBC SeeSo). Daniel can also be seen on the TV Dramas, Suits (USA Network) and Orphan Black (BBC America).

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Amish Patel

Actor (Gerald), Co-Writer

As a Comedian and Entrepreneur, Amish loves writing, producing and performing comedy. He recently booked a leading role on the kids' comedy show Dino Dana, created by the Emmy-Award winning Sinking Ship. Amish has also appeared on Saving Hope, Man Seeking Woman, and Odd Squad. As a stand up he recently opened SNL alumni Tim Meadows, and Iliza Schlesinger.  His original sketch comedy show Melting Pot was picked, from hundreds of submissions, by Kevin Hart at the Just for Laughs festival.  Melting Pot was green-lit on the spot and is currently being developing for Kevin Hart's LOL Network.

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Jennifer De Lucia

Actress (Susie)

Jennifer is an award-winning producer and an actor in TV, Film, Voice and Theatre. Selected acting credits for film, television and theatre: Watch Dogs 2 (Ubisoft); 12 Monkeys (Syfy); Mr. D (CBC); Mayday (Cineflix); The Amazing Gayl Pile (LaRue Ent); The Dishes (You & Me Ent./LaRue Ent); Trashy Affair (BizMedia); Kill (Troma Films); If a Tree Falls (Black Fawn Distribution/High Flier Films); The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine (You and Me Ent). Most recently Jennifer directed a new comedy web series Calm Down Paul, which she created with Daniel Stolfi.

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James R.T. Ervin

Composer

Originally hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia James Ervin is a film composer and multi-instrumentalist based out of Toronto, Canada. Taking pride in every note he writes, James strives to create rich and unique music, full of emotional support for each and every project. When not in the studio working on music for films, James can be seen performing around the world with the 2016 Juno winning Walk Off The Earth. 

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"We're not here to judge... Let's see what else

we can not judge you about"

 

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Please Contact

Dave Gibson, Producer

dave@riverlife.ca / 647-215-4456

Ryan Kayet, Director

ryan@riverlife.ca / 416-826-3116

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