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PROUD NOMINEES OF THE 2021
Molly is diagnosed with endometriosis/adenomyosis. Elle has found herself at a “Community”, to recoup after a nervous breakdown. Meanwhile, Jordan has been juggling the ad agency he and Elle started. A friendship-breakup seems inevitable... or could their paths to self-discovery bring Elle and Molly back together?
CREATOR. SCREENWRITER. PRODUCER. ACTOR.
Heidi Lynch is an award-winning producer/actor/writer. She is a #SeeJane member of The Geena Davis Institute and vehemently believes in and implements representation for women behind, and in front of the camera in her work. She was a co-creator/co-producer on the first season of the OUTtv web series Avocado Toast the series based on her own bisexual coming out story. She also played the role of Molly garnering her a nomination for Canadian Screen Awards Best Actress and won best actress at International Online Web Fest, New Zealand Web Fest and Baltimore Web Fest. With her production company Bone Vault Inc., Heidi is producing/creating a docuseries in development entitled Get Hooked which looks at the niche world of queer women fishing and how the mental health benefits of fishing and nature should be made accessible to all (made possible with the support of Crow’s Theatre and Ontario Creates). Bone Vault Inc. is also the recipient of the development packaging fund from The Independent Production Fund and Canada Media Fund, for the new Toronto set mokumentary “Finding Green”.
CREATOR. SCREENWRITER. PRODUCER. ACTOR.
Perrie Voss is an award winning screenwriter, picture editor, producer and Canadian Screen Awards nominated actor. Most notably, Perrie co-wrote, co-produced, co-starred and co-edited Avocado Toast the series, season 1 and 2 based on her real life story and experiences. It is currently airing on OUTtv, Amazon Prime, and Apple TV+ and more across the globe www.avocadotoasttheseries.com. As a queer filmmaker Perrie focuses on telling stories with diverse and underrepresented narratives, especially female led and LGBTQ2ia+ projects. Along with Avocado Toast, Perrie is continuing to develop her digital series, Stories from my Gay Grandparents which was the recipient of development funding from the 2021 IPF/CMF Short Series Fund as well as full production funding from IPF. Recently, Perrie picture edited and acted a short film called Alex - premiering at Hollyshorts in LA August 2022. Other recent acting credits include: One Delicious Christmas (Discovery+), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Strays, season 2 (CBC), Revenge of the Black Best Friend (CBC), Adult Adoption (Glasgow Film Festival), The Boys (Amazon Prime), and Letters to Satan Claus (NBC/SyFy).
Alexander Nunez is an actor and writer of Jamaican & Chilean descent. He is most well known for his performances in Wish Upon (2017), Avocado Toast the series (OutTV), and Moonshine (CBC). On Moonshine, Alexander currently stars as Sammy Finley-Cullen, and works as a writer on the show’s third season, currently in development. Alexander began booking roles while studying theatre and psychology at the University of Toronto. He has guest-starred on several notable shows, including The Bold Type (Freeform), A Teacher (FX), and Kim’s Convenience (CBC). Alexander is also a screenwriter — he wrote and produced Diversity Hire (2019), which was selected for the 2020 Just For Laughs Festival, and received an award of Commendation during the 2019 Canada Shorts Film Festival. He is also returning to Avocado Toast for their second season as both a writer and series regular.
Sam is a film director, writer, producer, known for choosing edgy projects that pushes boundaries. Sam continues to develop her vision to create unique stories that reflect strong female perspectives with a focus on challenging the norm and highlighting the weird and amazing of the underrepresented.
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Siri the Dog as herself
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