Join us for the August rendition of our #WIFTVCoffeeChats with special guests The Spear Sisters!
Kailey and Sam Spear are director/writer/actors (and twin sisters), originally from Bowen Island, British Columbia. In 2012, they completed the four year film program at SFU, graduating with BFAs with honours. They have since directed in both theatre and film. In 2015, their short, "The Mary Alice Brandon File", was the winner of the “New Voices of the Twilight Saga” competition hosted by Lionsgate, Facebook, and WIF-LA. It won three Leo Awards. The twins have recognized by Women In Film & Television Vancouver with a Spotlight Award. In April/May of 2017, they shadowed a director on the CMT/ Lionsgate show "Nashville". In 2018, their short "CC" was a Crazy8s winner and has since played in over 30 festivals around the world. It won 2 Leos: Best Screenplay and Best Performance for Jewel Staite. Their most recent short, "ALIEN: Ore" was made with 20th Century Fox in celebration of the 40th anniversary of "ALIEN". Representation: Literary: Jenny Maryasis and Abby Glusker, UTA. Acting: Meagan McLeod, LLA
Not only will they be discussing their creative approach and process to their work, but there will be an opportunity for guests to learn about Crazy 8s.
Pre-registration is possible but walk-ins are welcome!