A gritty superhero's interrogation of an electro-shockingly maniacal super villain is derailed when her naive sidekick arrives on the scene.
Above is a 48 second trailer for our 48hr Project film. The Trainee had it's worldwide premiere on November 12 at The Revue Cinema in Toronto, and it advanced to the Best-Of finals happening December 2 at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema! The winner of the Best-Of will advance to the worlds in Orlando to compete with 150 other cities.
Made by team Film is a Four-Letter Word for the Toronto 48 Hour Film Challenge 2018. This is the file that was handed in with a half hour to spare on October 21, 2018 (5 second of black, a credit, and 2 seconds of black as required for the delivery!). An alternate edit with an extended/actual credit sequence will come in the future.
Randomly selected genre: SUPERHERO
Required character: Riley Ludwig, door to door sales
Required dialog: "In another life, if you're lucky."
Required prop: Headband
Ryan Couldrey: Team leader, director, cinematographer, editor
Kira Hall: 'The Trainee', co-writer
Marcella Young: 'The Enforcer'
Brian Quintero: 'Edison'
Rob Walker: Co-writer, script supervisor
Vy Nguyen: First AC
Margo Paige: Hair, makeup, and blood (of course)
Graham Robinson: Sound recordist
Mariam Bastani: BTS and Production Assistant
Sean Galbraith: Production Assistant
Music: Licensed via Filmstro
With thanks to Andrea Subissati, Dustin Pepper, and Dante the Rue Mutt for the amazing location.

Filmed with the generous support of ACTRA Toronto.

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