When Eva and her partner, Jamie, go to a motel to celebrate their five year anniversary, an unexpected, intimate encounter with a stranger, leaves Eva questioning whether Jamie is fulfilling her in the ways she needs.
Present stage of this work: Revision
How do the characters and their relationships feel? Is the lack of emotional intimacy in Eva and Jamie's relationship clear? Does it feel satisfying enough and earned when Eva and Lyra share their intimate moment together-- or does it happen too suddenly?
After making her first short film, Estranged, in 2022—which was the most exhilarating learning experience of her twenty-eight years on this earth—Lisa continues to explore her voice as an emerging female filmmaker in Toronto.
With a background in theatre, Lisa brings a strong understanding of character relationships and layered dialogue. She enjoys telling stories that expose the nuances and messiness of what it means to be a confused-ass human on this earth, where not much really makes sense. But alas, we persevere and we move forward in the best way we know how. more...