First Time mother and filmmaker enjoys a little ray of sunshine

March 16, 2017

Created in 2013 Jennifer Monk has forged Girls Act Good (GAG) into a collective of artists, writers, actors, directors and designers committed to creating highly disciplined cutting edge work that packs an emotional punch, for and by women.
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First Time mother and filmmaker enjoys a little ray of sunshine

Created in 2013 Jennifer Monk has forged Girls Act Good (GAG) into a collective of artists, writers, actors, directors and designers committed to creating highly disciplined cutting edge work that packs an emotional punch, for and by women.

To date GAG have produced two original theatre productions and now a short film – Cinder and the Seven Stages of Grief, Directed by Constance Washington

The film has been Officially Selected to be screened at the SETTING SUN Short Film Festival in April.

This short film festival has created paths for many successful filmmakers and actors including Shane Jacobson for his feature Kenny that started as a short film in this unique Yarraville festival.

The members of Girls Act Good were all producers on the film investing their time and money into the project. They are very proud of the film but especially of their first time director, Constance Washington who with her divine four month old daughter strapped lovingly to the front of her as “1st AD”, worked from first rehearsal through to the final edit without batting an eyelid.

“Constance is a strong talented woman with a network of supportive, creative colleagues around her. Women who become mothers should be able to continue pursuing their passions and dreams, which is just one thing Girls Act Good is all about.” – Jennifer Monk

Cinders and the Seven Stages of Grief is a sassy girl-powered fantasy that explodes the myth of the perfect life, while giving the hopeful message that the only way forward is to be true to yourself.

“Filmmaking is always rewarding and challenging, ever more so with a four month old baby strapped to ones chest. Yet, with the support from my fellow GAG girls, we took a crazy little idea and make it reality.” Constance Washington.

FILM SCREENING DETAILS
April 27 – 30
The Sun Theatre, Yarraville
http://settingsunshortfilmfestival.com.au/