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Andrew Cividino’s feature directorial debut is also part of Telefilm Canada’s Perspective Canada showcase at the market.
Sleeping Giant, a Film Forge production in association with Hawkeye Pictures, is based on Cividino’s short film of the same name about a bored teenager on summer vacation who uncovers a secret that tests his newfound friendship with two cousins.
Newcomers Nick Serino and Reece Moffett star alongside Jackson Martin, David Disher and Erika Brodzky. Cividino co-wrote with Aaron Yeger and Blain Watters.
Karen Harnisch, Cividino’s partner at Film Forge Productions, produced with Yeger, James Vandewater and Marc Swenker. Aeschylus Poulos served as executive producer.