LGBTQ+ Toronto Film Festival

Winning Screenplay – LITTLE SISTA “GET SHORTY”
Written by Charmaine Bingwa


NARRATOR – Sean Ballantyne
CHARMAINE – Cassandra Guthrie
SHAUN – Dan Cristofori
TALIA – Jane Hailes
LUCY – Val Cole


Genre: Comedy, Romance, LGBT

Commitment-phobe, Charmaine must learn to grow up when she is paired with an at-risk youth in a Big Brother, Big Sister programme.

Get to know the writer:

What is your screenplay about?

It is about a responsibility-averse, lesbian lothario who is forced to grow up when she is given community service and paired with an at-risk youth in the Big Brother Big Sister program.

What genres does your screenplay fall under?

Comedy, Romance

Why should this screenplay be made into a TV Show?

Because underneath all the comedy it has heart and universal appeal. It also provides an answer to many issues raised about television today including LGBT inclusion, gender equality…

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Monthly Festival showcasing new TV Pilots and TV Spec Screenplays. All submissions receive full feedback. Winners get their script performed by professional actors and shown online.

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