Director Biography – Vanessa Matsui , Lindsay Mackay (GHOST BFF)

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Lindsay MacKay is a writer/director. Wet Bum, her debut feature film, premiered at The Toronto International Film Festival and was named a Top 10 Finalist in the prestigious Zoetrope Screenwriting Competition. It was nominated for Best First Feature and Best Lead Actress by the Vancouver Film Critics and won best debut at Alkino Film Festival in Poland, as well as Best Film by the international jury at CinéJeune de l’Aisne in France. Lindsay is a graduate of the Directing program at the AFI Conservatory, where she was granted the distinguished Franklin J. Schaffner Fellow and Richard P. Rogers Spirit of Excellence Awards. Her thesis film Clear Blue, won the esteemed College Television Award (the Student Emmy), as well as the Shaw Media Fearless Female Director Award. Her work has screened at festivals worldwide including TIFF, SXSW, AFI Fest, and Camerimage. She is developing a feature version of Clear Blue (Mersea), which recently completed TIFF Writers’ studio 2019 and won the Post Control VFX Boost award at Cannes as part of the Frontieres Co-Production market. She divides her time between Toronto and Los Angeles. (2019)

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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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