Be There is a romantic-fantasy about a young woman who finds herself in a time loop while struggling to accept the repeated reality presented before her.
Writer, Executive Producer and Lead Actor, Farah Merani, is a graduate of Trinity College, University of Toronto and recently completed an MA from the Drama Centre London, London UK. Upon returning to Toronto in 2012, she joined the Blue Flame Collective and is now the Lead Producer on the 2013 Slate entitled The Village Global. She is also presently developing her first feature film, Goodnight, Amherst, slated for production in 2015 under her production company, Lifeguard Productions. As a professional actress, she has performed on stage and screen on both sides of the Atlantic, including Shakespeare’s Globe, The Old Vic Tunnels, and the Arcola Theatre in London. In Canada, she has appeared on The Listener, Lost Girl and Nikita.
Caris (Reid) Rait
Director Caris (Reid) Rait has a background in Camera Operating, Assistant Producing and Assistant Directing. Rait is an avid screenwriter and storyteller, having had a short script, Be There, selected as part of the development series ‘Writing Women’ where she met Merani and Producer, Lauren MacKinlay. Be There will be Rait’s 2nd piece of produced writing. Rait also wrote, directed and produced her first short film last year, The Personality of Numbers. Just A Prayer is Caris’ 2nd Short film as a Director.