Fearless first time filmmakers make their return in the 2014 edition of Unsung Voices.
Helen Shen* | 2014 | 8:00 | Canada
A teen born with face blindness must deal with pressure, competitiveness and sabotage from peers, all while trying to answer that one final college application question: tell us about yourself.
Born and raised in Toronto, Helen Shen studies finance, economics and writing at the University of Toronto and Rotman Commerce. She plans to graduate a year early to pursue filmmaking and learn more about the art of storytelling.
Christina Paik* | 2014 | 8:00 | Canada
A snobby but lonely man decides whether having friends is all it’s cracked up to be.
Christina Paik is a 1.5 generation South Korean studying graphic design. She doesn’t always film films, but when she does, it’s always short.
Leanne Wang* | 2014 | 8:00 | Canada
Between dealing with drudgery and loss a young woman tries to make a connection.
Leanne Wang is an English Lit student at the University of Toronto who thinks talking about herself in third person is awkward. She also thinks life isn’t cinematic enough– probably why she enjoyed making this movie so much.
Meryl Romo* | 2014 | 8:00 | Canada
A teen girl worries she is causing her family undue stress and learns what the meaning of home is.
Meryl Romo‘s interest in acting started in the summer of 2012, when she helped some of her friends make YouTube videos, after which she decided that she would pursue acting, as well as film.
On The Other Hand
Nathaniel Wong* | 2014 | 8:00 | Canada
A father teaches his son a lesson on success in this ping-pong parable.
Currently studying at OCAD University, Nathaniel Wong works with video, and is interested in topics of Asian heritage and language.
Yes, We All Fall Down
Siam Yu* | 2014 | 8:00 | Canada
In a world where adults have disappeared, a pair of teenagers unravel a mystery in this near-future thriller.
An actor and high school student, Siam Yu is a stubborn and persistent individual who is passionate about learning.
* in attendance