• DC Brandon

Amara's Smile named Official Selection at Edmonton International Film Festival


Framegrab from Amara's Smile - starring Henna Sahota (left), Lee Lopez (right)


I am pleased to share the good news that Amara's Smile will screen at EIFF 2022.

I am very grateful to EIFF for selecting our short film! As many in Edmonton know, EIFF is a premiere festival on the circuit. We are so lucky to have it in our own backyard.


About Amara's Smile


The film features wonderful performances from stars Henna Sahota and Lee Lopez along with cast members Gary Layton, Aaron Coburn, Safia Comtois-Mohamad.






Logline: After being stood up for a date, a woman runs into an old college classmate who gives her an unforgettable night under the stars.


For those of you not able to attend the screening, you may watch the film on my site.


WATCH AMARA'S SMILE CLICK HERE


As with all my short films so far, Amara's Smile was filmed in Edmonton, AB.


The film has had a wonderful festival run this year with many screenings.



Here is the full list of festivals and awards as of Sept 2022:


WINNER Best Romance Short for “Amara’s Smile” at Paris Shorts Film Awards (2022) WINNER Best Short Film for “Amara’s Smile” at Golden Nugget Film Festival (2022) Nominee Best Short Film for “Amara’s Smile” at Tietê International Film Awards (2022) Official Selection for “Amara’s Smile” at Cut International Short Film Festival (2022) Official Selection for “Amara’s Smile” at Edmonton International Film Festival (2022) Official Selection for “Amara’s Smile” at Bridgeport Film Festival (2022) Honorable Mention for Best Short Film for “Amara’s Smile” at London International Monthly Film Festival (2022) Honorable Mention for Best Short Film for “Amara’s Smile” at XLNT Film Festival (2022) Honorable Mention – Best Narrative Film for “Amara’s Smile” at Los Angeles Film Awards (2022) Official Selection for “Amara’s Smile” at Maui Film Festival (2022) Official Selection for “Amara’s Smile” at London International Monthly Film Festival (2022) Official Selection for “Amara’s Smile” at Red Movie Awards (2022)