December 2016

This past year The First Kiss and Other Rites of Passage was selected for screening at the Hollywood Verge Film Awards, Toronto Film Week, and the Jasper Short Film Festival, and took home the award of Best Web Series in the Direct Monthly Online Film Festival.

The series was made possible with a license from TELUS Optik and the assistance of the Government of Alberta, Alberta Media Fund, and the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit Program. Watch the series and visit our website www.yourfirstkiss.ca.

Currently, Reel Girls Media is developing Dear Diary, a web series that explores human connectedness and universal experiences.

Reel Busy

Ava keeps busy volunteering her time to lead the Edmonton Media Caucus and developing new projects. This year she took home the AOMís Media Award for raising public awareness of Ontario Midwives and midwifery issues. Ava also graduated from the University of Alberta with her Masters of Arts in Communications and Technology.