DIRECTOR BIO: Pat Mills’s first feature film, the dark comedy GUIDANCE, which he wrote, directed and starred in, had its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Picked up by Strand Releasing in the US and Search Engine Films in Canada, Guidance was theatrically released in Summer 2015. Hailed as a “GRADE A” comedy by the Los Angeles Times and a New York Times Critics’ Pick, it currently holds a 88% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Guidance is now available on DVD, Netflix, Vimeo, Amazon, TMN, HBO and itunes. His performance as “David” was nominated for an Actra Award for Outstanding Male Performance.
An alumnus of TIFF’s Talent lab and TIFF Studio, Pat was named winner of TIFF’s Pitch This! for his second feature DON’T TALK TO IRENE. The screenplay won BEST COMEDY SCREENPLAY at the Austin Screenplay Competition.
WRITTEN BY: Pat Mills
CAST: Michelle McLeod, Bruce Gray, Scott Thompson, Geena Davis
PRODUCERS: Mike MacMillan, Alyson Richards
SELECT FILM FESTIVALS: TIFF 2017
SALES: International – The Film Sales Company
DISTRIBUTION: Canada – Search Engine Films
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