True Sweetheart Films is a new Montreal-based production company specializing in the production of innovative and daring genre films that empower diverse voices. True Sweetheart Films has the unique mandate of exclusively producing works that are written and directed by LGBTQ+ creators, women or gender minorities.
True Sweetheart Films is helmed by Mariel Sharp (formerly Mariel Scammell), a writer, director and producer who has produced a half a dozen critically acclaimed acclaimed short films which have garnered attention at over 50 international festivals. Mariel is also a recipient of the Telefilm Talent to Watch Program, the WIFTV From Our Dark Side Program, the BMFF Creator’s Coven incubator program (runner up), the BANFF Diversity of Voices Initiative, and the SODEC Jeunes Createaurs Development Program.
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