CANNES 2017 The Creative Mind Group selects “Morning After” to screen in their Festival de Cannes’ Top Shorts Showcase

(Los Angeles, CA) – May 17th, 2017.  Morning After directed by award-winning filmmaker Patricia Chica, written by Kristian Hodko and produced by Patricia Chica and Byron A. Martin has been selected to be a part of the 2017 Creative Minds – Festival de Cannes – Shorts BlockThe Creative Mind Group, founded by Rob Ford, has curated a special presentation of the best international short films at the film market and has included Morning After in their Cannes’ lineup.


May 26th, 2017 at 8:30 p.m.

Palais des Festivals, Theatre Olympia 2

Cannes, France

In the presence of the cast and crew


Morning After is a bold and playful drama that explores the subject of sexual fluidity and human desire. This poignant and moving coming-of-age tale perfectly captures the challenges and tribulations of five friends who decide to explore their sexuality and realize that they may not fall within societies’ clean-cut lines.


“I wanted to speak about human connection, energy and sexual enlightenment from a fresh perspective other than the LGBTQ or heterosexual’s points of view. I wanted to make a film about desire and arousal that would go beyond the conventional physical realm… a deeper and perhaps more spiritual approach to sexuality, self-expression and self-acceptance. Morning After presented the perfect opportunity for me to hit all of these narrative targets in one single project,” says director Patricia Chica.


Morning After stars five bright rising actors – Thomas Vallières (Game of Death),Zoé de Grand Maison (Orphan Black), Joey Scarpellino (The Parents), Jordana Lajoie (Patrice Lemieux 24/7) and Kristian Hodko (The Howling: Reborn) who also wrote the script.


“I don’t think sexual fluidity is such a new thing. Be it for religious or historical reasons, it’s something that we’ve blocked off,” adds lead actor Thomas Vallières who is presently doing a masters degree at LAMDA, the prestigious drama school in London, England.


Morning After is directed and edited by Patricia Chica; Written by Kristian Hodko; Executive Producers: Marc Carle and Juan Grey; Producers: Patricia Chica (Quebec) and Byron A. Martin (Ontario); Co-Executive Producers: Raj MaanJessica Moreno, Lisa PowersTariq Rahman, and Andrew Wong; Line Producer: Kathy Wolf; Associate Producers: Lily SpencerKeith Lane, Ben Ragunton, Dany GangeKevin T. Peterson, Rome Keshav Chopra, Bhavna Singh, Richard Duquette, and Bonni Ellis; Cinematographer: Martin Bouchard; Colourist: Nicolas Fournier; Art Director: Alexandre Piedon; VFX: Henry Lipatov; Sound: Bruno Carrières; Re-recording Mixer: Giulio Wehrli; Costumes: Josée Métivier; Makeup Artists: Steph Miramontes and Larysa Chernienko.


Morning After will soon be playing at a film festival near you. World rights are presently available. To find out more about the touring dates, please visit its social media sites:



TWITTER: @PatriciaChica

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